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Peucedanum officinale L.

Family - Apiaceae

Common Name - Sea Hog's Fennel

 

Native 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Habitats
Grassland
Saltmarsh
Description of Genus

Annual, biennial and perennial herbs. The leaves are pinnate or ternate. The inflorescence is a compound umbel. The flowers are pink, yellow or white.

Inflorescence of Peucedanum officinale
Tim Harrison
Life History
Perennial
UK distribution

Found only in England. (See Map)

Flowering Time

In flower during July, August and September.

Fruit

The fruit is a schizocarp.

Flower

The flower is actinomorphic and is yellow in colour.