Gallows-Weed was a form of plant-life somewhere in the swamplands of Middle-earth.


In the swamplands of Middle-earth where the evil phantoms called Mewlips lurked and the birds called Gorcrows flew, there also grew the Gallows-weed. In the lore of Hobbits, this tree-hanging weed is known by name but it's properties are not spoken of; for few who entered those unhappy and haunted marshes ever returned.[1]


Gallows-Weed were only featured in Tolkien's The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.[2]


  1. A Guide To Tolkien

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