Identify a plant -Goutweed

(Question)

I am assisting a friend with a garden cleaning, and they have a large area covered by some plant that I don’t recognize. Can you help me. Someone told me it could be raspberry.

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(Answer)

This plant is Aegopodium podagraria, commonly known as ¬†goutweed, ground elder or bishop’s weed. It is very invasive and difficult to get rid of once established.

The Toronto Master Gardeners website has and abundance of information about this weed and how to get rid of it.

https://www.torontomastergardeners.ca/?s=goutweed

Hopefully will be successful.