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Aethusa cynapium L.

Synonym
Vernacular Name Fool's Parsley, Fool's Cicely, Poison Parsley
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Conservation status No status defined
Occurrence: Ab(A), Ar, Au(A, L), Be(B, L), BH, Br, Bu, By, Cg, Co, Cs, Ct, Da, Es, Fe, Ga(F), Ge, Gg, Hb(E, N), He, Ho, Hs(A, S), Hu, It, La, Lt, Mo, No, Po, Rf(C, CS, E, N, NW, S), Rm, Sk, Sl, Sr, Su, Tu(A), Uk(K, U), [Hb(E) aIs] (EuroMed, 2018). An annual (rarely biennial) herb in the plant family Apiaceae, native to Europe, western Asia, and northwest Africa. It is the only member of the genus Aethusa. It is related to Hemlock and Water-dropwort, and like them it is poisonous, though less so than hemlock. It has been introduced into many other parts of the world and is a common weed in cultivated ground.
Book reference
  • Кузярін О.Т. Судинні рослини території торфовища "Білогорща” (м. Львів) // Наукові основи збереження біотичної різноманітності. - 2010. - Т.1(8), №1. - С.75-90.
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Experts
  • Alexander KUZYARIN, Dr, e-mail: kuzyarin@gmail.com

Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Plantae
Viridiplantae
Tracheophyta
Euphyllophytina
Magnoliopsida
Apiales
Apiaceae