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Lovage, Bastard

Botanical: Laserpitum latifolia (LINN.)
Family: N.O. Umbelliferae

---Synonym---White Gentian.

Bastard Lovage is not a native of Great Britain. The species respectively comprised in the genera Laserpitum and Ligusticum, have much in common regarding foliage, manner of growth and aromatic odour.

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