For the Bishop's weed which is a very persistent plant it will not help to simply dig it out of the soil using a spade or hoe. Usually, the small root parts which stay in the soil will help the plant to regenerate quickly.
Bishop's weed is a collective name used for several diffrent plants in the garden. Bishop's weed is commonly also called ground elder, herb gerard, goutweed, and snow-in-the-mountain. The name "ground elder" comes from the superficial similarity of its leaves and flowers to those of elder.
The plant can´grow to a height of up to 100 cm, and has broad green leaves, and white flowers. The plant like shady places.
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