Bishop's weed

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Bishop's weed is a common name for several plants, all but one of which belong to the plant family Apiaceae.

  • Aegopodium podagraria, which is an invasive perennial weed of temperate regions, known also in English as ground elder.
  • Ammi visnaga, known also as bisnaga, khella and toothpick-weed.
  • Ammi majus, commonly known as bullwort, laceflower etc.
  • Houttuynia cordata (family Saururaceae), known also as fish mint.
  • Trachyspermum ammi (known also as ajwain, carom etc.) the fruits of which are used as a spice and the leaves as a herb in parts of Asia and Africa.