Family, Parsley. Flowers, as in all of this family, in umbels. Leaves, pinnate. Leaflets, 3 to 6 pairs, serrate, sharply pointed; often a terminal leaflet. A variety, S. Carsoiii, has submerged leaves, aquatic, with 1 to 3 pairs of leaflets, much cut, thin, floating or immersed. Stem, tall, 2 to 6 feet high, grooved, angled. July to October.

Water parsnip (Shim cicutaefolium)

Water parsnip (Shim cicutaefolium)

A poisonous species. Common in wet places. (See illustration, p. 103.)