Scientific name: Filipendula vulgaris Moench
Stems erect, to 50(100)cm.
Leaves with 8-30 pairs of main leaflets and smaller ones between, glabrous.
Petals 5-9mm, creamy-white.
Achenes 6-12, erect, pubescent.
Chromosome number: 2n=14, 15.
Native; calcareous grassland.
Very locally frequent in Britain North to Central Scotland, grown in gardens and sometimes naturalized elsewhere.
This species is keyed out on Page 2253: Filipendula in the Text Key.
Filipendula vulgaris Moench
Filipendula vulgaris (Dropwort)
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