Scientific name: Silaum silaus
Pepper saxifrage is a classic plant of unimproved hay meadows and roadside verges. It's upright, branching stems carry umbrella-like clusters of creamy-yellow, flowers in summer.
StatsHeight: up to 60cm
When to seeJune to September
AboutA member of the carrot family, Pepper saxifrage is found in a range of unimproved grasslands, from hay meadows to roadside verges, but generally prefers damper soils. It's presence is a good indicator of agriculturally unimproved meadows
. It flowers between June and September, displaying loose umbels (umbrella-like clusters) of yellowy-white flowers.