Irish wildflowers

Fine-leaved Water-dropwort, Oenanthe aquatica
Photos: Dromore NNR, Co.Clare


Fine-leaved Water-dropwort
Oenanthe aquatica
Dathabha uisce
Family: Apiaceae

Flowering June - September. Perennial. Native. Poisonous

White flowers, petals +/- equal in length. Small, short-stalked umbels, terminal
and in leaf-axils. Bristle-like bracteoles, bracts usually absent. Leaves are thrice-pinnate, submerged leaflets are narrow, linear. Bushy growth, 30-100cm.

Locally frequent in central Ireland; rivers, canals, lake edges.


     


Fine-leaved Water-dropwort, Oenanthe aquatica


Fine-leaved Water-dropwort, Oenanthe aquatica


Fine-leaved Water-dropwort, Oenanthe aquatica
Fine-leaved Water-dropwort, Oenanthe aquatica. July 2009

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