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TITLE
Lingusticum Scoticum
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_351A_1_P206
DATE OF IMAGE
1776
PERIOD
1760s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
31132
KEYWORDS
flowers
vegetables
plants
Lingusticum Scoticum

Lingusticam Scoticum is also known as Scotch Parsley or Scotch Lovage. It is native to coastal areas of northwest Europe and is found on cliffs and rocky shores.
The roots of the plant are stout with a pungent aroma. The stem is between 1-3ft high with dark green, shiny leaves with 3-lobed leaflets. The plant has white or pink flowers in July.
The leaves can be used as a vegetable either boiled or eaten in a salad.
This illustration was taken from 'A Tour in Scotland' by Thomas Pennant

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Lingusticum Scoticum

1760s

flowers; vegetables; plants

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (illustrations)

Lingusticam Scoticum is also known as Scotch Parsley or Scotch Lovage. It is native to coastal areas of northwest Europe and is found on cliffs and rocky shores. <br /> The roots of the plant are stout with a pungent aroma. The stem is between 1-3ft high with dark green, shiny leaves with 3-lobed leaflets. The plant has white or pink flowers in July.<br /> The leaves can be used as a vegetable either boiled or eaten in a salad.<br /> This illustration was taken from 'A Tour in Scotland' by Thomas Pennant