Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


Because of technology changes and personnel changes at UWSP and the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the database of plant species housed at this site was merged with the database from the OLD WisFlora website to create a new Flora of Wisconsin website at Currently we are encouraging all Wisplant viewers to begin using the Flora of Wisconsin website as soon as possible. Wisplants will remain operational through July 13th. After that date, all traffic to Wisplants will be redirected to the Flora of Wisconsin website.

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  Aegopodium podagraria L. image
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Family Apiaceae
Aegopodium podagraria L.
bishop's gout-weed, gout-weed
Aegopodium: Greek aix for "goat" and podion for "a little foot," probably from the shape of the leaflets
podagraria: Greek podagra for "gout of the foot;" coarsely swollen at the base; relating to gout as a remedy
  Invasive - Eradicate!  Stop It symbol- click for definition
County distribution map- click for detailed distribution maps.
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Status: Introduced - escaped; ecologically invasive
Plant: perennial forb

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Aegopodium list Google- Images or Text
Aegopodium podagraria L. var. variegatum L.H.Bailey

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