Photos: Ardmore, County Waterford
Very similar to Parsley Piert, A. arvensis but smaller and more slender. Tiny stalkless, greenish-yellow flowers in the leaf axils. No petals. Large stipules, divided halfway into lobes. Fruit with small calyx teeth, sepals enclosed within stipules. Seeds usually winter germinating. Deep-lobed leaves. Hairy.
Acidic gravelly or sandy soils. Dunes, gravel-pits, roadsides, dry rocky ground.
Identification by Paul Green
Slender Parsley-piert. Ardmore, County Waterford. May 2008