Anthriscus cerefolium (L.) Hoffm.


Annual herb to about 50 cm tall with furrowed stems. Leaves 2-3-pinnate. Flower clusters with 2-6 rays, bracts usually absent, the flower stalks with a ring of hairs at the tip; spring. Fruit with a beak.

Europe to W Asia

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Apiaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Apiales
family       Apiaceae
genus        Anthriscus Pers.