Filipendula vulgaris Moench,  Methodus 663 663 1794. (Syn: Filipendula hexapetala Gilib.);
Azores, NW. Africa, Europe to S. Siberia and Iran: Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Azores, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krym, Morocco, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, Yugoslavia; Introduced into: New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, Primorye, Vermont as per POWO;


Rosaceae Week: Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris) mädesüß from my garden in Ritterhude:
Dropwort (Filipendula vulgaris), also known as Fern-leaf Dropwort,
/Filipendula/ species are used as food plants by the larvae of butterflies and many insects. The flowers have a sweetsmell, and the seedpods are beautiful too.
Fotos taken in Ritterhude between May and Sept. 2011.

Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Rosids
Order:           Rosales
Family:         Rosaceae
Genus:         Filipendula
Species:     F. vulgaris
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