S. Amomum: annual or biennial; stems erect, glabrous, two feet high or more, with many stiff, slender branches; leaves pinnate, the segments ovate or oblong, toothed or lobed; the upper leaves much smaller, with small narrow deeply three-lobed segments; umbels slender, of 3-5 rays, with few white flowers on short pedicels; involucres of few, linear bracts, those of the partial umbels smaller, and often turned to one side. - Honewort. - Hedges and thickets. Fl. August.