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.
The Minnesota Wildflowers website has a good description of this plant.
Read more about Torilis at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Japanese Hedge-parsley, Erect Hedge-parsley
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Documented growing wild in - NC -
Rare in NC
Look for it in 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
Alternate & basal rosette
Flowers in compound umbels
Schizocarp of two mericarps
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!