Fool's Parsley (Aethusa cynapium)

  • Fool's Parsley (Aethusa Cynapium)
    Credit: Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856-1928) | «Bilder ur Nordens F... | License: PD Old PD-Art (PD-old)
  • Fool's Parsley (Aethusa Cynapium)
    Credit: Krzysztof Ziarnek | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Fool's Parsley (Aethusa Cynapium)
    Credit: Steve Hurst @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database | USDA | License: PD USDA
  • Fool's Parsley (Aethusa Cynapium)
    Credit: Jacob Sturm (?) | scanned from book 20 apr 2009 | License: PD Old
  • Fool's Parsley (Aethusa Cynapium)
    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old

Aethusa Cynapium, or more commonly know as Fool's Parsley, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Aethusa. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Aethusa Cynapium or Fool's Parsley's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Aethusa
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Order: Apiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I) SPM (I)

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