Sweet Cicely or Wooly Sweet-cicely
Sweet Cicely or Wooly Sweet-cicely
Osmorhiza claytoni
Parsley Family - Apiaceae or
A hairy woodland herb about 1 to 3 feet tall with soft, compoundly divided, fern-like, toothed and alternate leaves. Lower leaves can be large and up to 1 foot long. The white, 5-petalled flowers are tiny (about 1/16" long) and small numbers are arranged in clusters (umbels).
(Photographed - late May)
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