Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Campanulids: Apiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Check out EDDMapS.org to see where this has been reported.
Read more about Spreading Hedge-parsley at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spreading Hedge-parsley, Spreading Bur-parsley, Field Hedge-parsley
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Small white flowers in compound umbels on 1-8" peduncles, w 5-9 umbellets, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC
Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)
Look for it on roadsides, fields, disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora
This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:
Ternately, pinnately or 2-pinnately compound
Flowers in compound umbels
Schizocarp of two mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p089
- Wildflowers of Tennessee p183
- Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians p218
- Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains p115