Anthriscus caucalis M.Bieb.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Anthriscus caucalis M.Bieb.

  • Description

    Species Description - Branching annual to 1 m; lvs sparsely hispidulous, pinnately dissected, the ultimate segments 3–8 mm; umbels lf-opposed, lax, with 3–5 rays 1–2 cm; bractlets lance-ovate, aristate, 2–3 mm; pedicels elongating and becoming thicker than the rays in fr; fr ovoid, 3–4 mm, the body covered with short, thick, uncinate prickles, the short stout beak unarmed; 2n=14. Native of Europe, intr. here and there in the U.S. June, July. (A. scandicina)

  • Common Names

    bur chervil