through a lovely curtain of catkins and silver birch bark
Violet, Stave Hill Ecological Park
Just on the basis of my photographs it could be any one of three.
I need to go back for a better look. Life is so hard! :-)
Named for the smell emanating from the leaves, when crushed.
Can be used for food flavourings and medicinal purposes.
Apparently if cows eat the leaves it taints the taste of the milk produced
One foodplant for the caterpillars of the Orange-tip butterfly which like to eat the seed pods