Irish wildflowers





Pignut
Conopodium majus
Cúlarán
Family: Apiaceae

Flowering time: May-June. Perennial. Native.

Umbels of white flowers, 6-10 rayed. Drooping in bud.
Leaves finely-cut, mainly basal, withering soon after flowering.
Erect, slender plant with globular, deep-buried tubers.
Smooth, often zig-zag stem, hollow after flowering. Height: 30-50 cm

Very frequent in dry woods, old grasslands, heaths.
Prefers light soils.






     
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