Milk-Weed, the Marsh, Wild Parsley, or Wild Milky Parsley, Selinum palustre, L. an indigenous perennial plant, growing in damp and marshy situations, where its stalk attains the height of three or four feet; and flowering in the month of June or July.— Every part of this vegetable, on cutting it, exudes a milky juice : its aromatic root may serve as a substitute for exotic spices in medicine, and for culinary purposes : the Russians use it instead of ginger, and the Laplanders chew it in the same manner as tobacco.