Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Wild Chervil - Anthriscus sylvestris   (L.) Hoffmann
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Author(L.) Hoffmann
DistributionCollected from the northern Mountain counties of Alleghany, Ashe, Mitchell, and Watauga, all between 2008 and 2015.

Native of Eurasia; scattered intro/escape in N.A.
AbundanceVery rare but obviously increasing, as all records are from this century.
HabitatRoadsides (usually moist), edge of parking lot.
PhenologyFlowers and fruits May - July.
IdentificationA rather typical-looking umbel species, being 2-3 feet tall, with a few very large and lacy-cut leaves and a large white compound umbel inflorescence. Check manuals for specific identification characters.
Taxonomic Comments
Other Common Name(s)Cow Parsley
State RankSE
Global RankGNR
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