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Meadow Parsnip


Scientific Name     

Thaspium trifoliatum  L.  A. Gray

Family Name

Apiaceae (Parsley/Carrot family)

nophotos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Characteristics:  

Habitat:  

wood edges, thickets, banks

Plant Height:  

30-80 cm, erect stem

Flower Color:  

yellow or sometimes slightly purple

Flower:  

small 

Inflorescence:  

large umbel with long peduncle, 3-8 cm wide, central flower n each cluster is stalked 

Fruit:  

thin-winged ribs

Leaves:  

short-stalked to stalkless; basal; divided into 3 long-stalked, lance-shaped leaflets; alternate along stem; divided into 3-5 leaflets

Bloom Time:  

May-June 

Origins:  

native

Other:  

also called Sooth Meadow Parsnip