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Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)

A tall perennial with red stems, toothed basal leaves and a frothy head of small sweet-smelling tiny flowers. Found in damper hay meadows and on the edges of fields and grass verges. A member of the Rose family.

Height: 1.2 m

Altitude limit: 730m High Street