Irish wildflowers

Photographs: Co.Cork

Garden Parsley
Petroselinum crispum
Peirsil gharraí
Family: Apiaceae

Flowering: June-August. Biennial. Introduced. Garden escape.

Flat-topped umbels of yellowish flowers. Ridged, egg-shaped fruit.
Bright-green leaves, 3-pinnate, leaflets toothed, often crisped.
Shallow-ridged, solid stems. Parsley-scented. Height: 30-70cm.

Waste ground, walls, rocks. Occasional garden escape
or relic of cultivation.


Photographs above: Near Galley Head, Co.Cork. September 2007

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