Queen Anne's lace. White umbellifer flowers like lace. Anthriscus sylvestris, known as cow parsley, wild chervil, wild beaked parsley, or keck, Cow parsley grows in sunny to semi-shaded locations in meadows and at the edges of hedgerows and woodland.
It is a particularly common sight by the roadside. Cow parsley is considered to be edible, though having a somewhat unpleasant flavour, sharper than garden chervil, with a hint of carrot, to which it is related. Both the Leaves and flowers can be made into green dye.
Most Soils OK
Likes both Sunny and Partially-Shaded positions. Often found in meadows or at the edges of woodland and hedgerows.