Irish wildflowers

Corky-fruited Water-dropwort, Oenanthe pimpinelloides
Photos: Co. Wexford

Corky-fruited Water-dropwort
Oenanthe pimpinelloides
Dathabha ainíse
Family: Apiaceae

Flowering June - August. Perennial. Native.

Flowers in dense terminal, flat-topped umbels with bristle-like bracts and bracteoles. Ribbed, cylindrical fruit with swollen corky bases. Lower leavers twice-pinnate, linear upper leaves. Solid, grooved stems, roots with rounded tubers. Hairless. Height 30-80cm.

Damp ground near coasts. Rare in Ireland, Co's Clare, Wexford. Formerly found at Trabolgan, Co. Cork


Corky-fruited Water-dropwort, Oenanthe pimpinelloides      
Corky-fruited Water-dropwort. September 2010

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