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Anthriscus sylvestris

Submitted by Linda Rohleder on Tue, 02/03/2015 - 14:36

Status:

Type: 
Terrestrial Plant
Species (Common): 
Wild chervil
LHPRISM Notes: 

Anthriscus sylvestris: Wild chervil

Plant Identification

  • Growth form: herbaceous biennal that can grow up to 1 m high
  • Leaf: alternate, compound, fern-like leaves. Each segment of a leaf can measure 1-5 cm in length
  • Flowers: white with 5 notched petals that bloom May to June
  • Fruit: smooth, lanceolate shaped that are 6 mm long. Fruit starts green and turns brown as it ripens

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