Carum alpestre (Ledeb.) Koso-Pol.
Pimpinella kashmirica R.R.Stewart ex Dunn
Flowering plant in Oze, Gunma pref., Japan
Photograph by: Qwert1234
Aegopodium alpestre is a herbaceous, perennial plant with an elongate, slender rootstock that produces, at intervals, stems 30 - 100cm tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
E. Asia - southeast Russia, Mongolia, northern China, Japan, Korea
Damp woods in mountains, C. and S. Japan[
]. Mixed forests or grassy places on mountain slopes at elevations of 900 - 2,200 metres in China[
The plantt is likely to succeed in sun or light shade and to prefer a moist soil[
Young shoots - cooked[
Seed - sow spring in a cold frame. When large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Division in spring. Very easy, the divisions can be planted out straight into their permanent positions.