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Pastinaca sativa

Submitted by Linda Rohleder on Wed, 05/11/2016 - 16:05

Status:

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

Pastinaca sativa: Wild parsnip

Plant Identification:

  • Growth form: biennial/perennial herb
  • Leaves: compound and alternate
  • Leaf blade edge: lobed and toothed
  • Fruit: dry but does not split open when ripe
  • Flowers: yellow; five petals

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