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Cutleaf Waterparsnip (Berula erecta)

  • Cutleaf Waterparsnip (Berula Erecta) https://www.sagebud.com/cutleaf-waterparsnip-berula-erecta
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 14:36, 29 December 2005 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 12:58, 28 January 2007 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 12:58, 28 January 2007 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Figure from Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen at http://www.biolib.de | License: PD Old
  • Cutleaf Waterparsnip (Berula Erecta) https://www.sagebud.com/cutleaf-waterparsnip-berula-erecta
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 14:37, 29 December 2005 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Cutleaf Waterparsnip (Berula Erecta) https://www.sagebud.com/cutleaf-waterparsnip-berula-erecta
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 14:37, 29 December 2005 (UTC) | photographed by myself | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
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    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
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Berula Erecta, or more commonly know as Cutleaf Waterparsnip, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and white flowers of the genus Berula. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 2.8 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is summer, blooms during mid summer, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Berula Erecta or Cutleaf Waterparsnip's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Berula
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Order: Apiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: IA (T) MI (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IA (water parsnip) MI (cut-leaved water-parsnip)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(NI) 2(NI) 3(OBL) 4(OBL) 5(OBL) 6(OBL) 7(OBL) 8(OBL) 9(OBL) 0(OBL)
  • Active Growth Period: Summer
  • After Harvest Regrowth Rate: Slow
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: None
  • C:N Ratio: High
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: White
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Porous
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Porous
  • Foliage Texture: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Brown
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: No
  • Growth Form: Single Crown
  • Growth Rate: Rapid
  • Height Mature (feet): 2.8
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Lifespan: Moderate
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Toxicity: Slight
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: High
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
  • Cold Stratification Required: No
  • Drought Tolerance: None
  • Fertility Requirement: Medium
  • Fire Tolerance: High
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 85
  • Hedge Tolerance: None
  • Moisture Use: High
  • pH (Minimum): 4.9
  • pH (Maximum): 6.9
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 16
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 60
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 10
  • Salinity Tolerance: None
  • Shade Tolerance: Intolerant
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): -33
  • Bloom Period: Mid Summer
  • Commercial Availability: No Known Source
  • Fruit/Seed Abundance: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: No
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: No
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 2500000
  • Seed Spread Rate: Moderate
  • Seedling Vigor: Medium
  • Small Grain: No
  • Vegetative Spread Rate: None




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