Family

Parsley.

Colour

White.

Odour

Scentless.

Range

Mostly north, west and south.

Time of Bloom

All summer.

Flowers: small; numerous; growing in umbels. Leaves: alternate; pinnate; with many pairs of linear, or lanceolate leaflets that are sharply serrate. Roots'. dwindled, acrid and poisonous.

This wild plant is commonly found in shallow water. To know it is to avoid it, as it is also a very poisonous member of the family.