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Honewort Cryptotaenia canadensis


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Alternate name: Wild Chervil, Canadian Honewort

Family: Apiaceae, Carrot view all from this family

Description Native perennial. Habit: erect. Height: 1' - 3'. Flower: open, irregular white umbel 2" across. Leaf: Palmate in 3 parts, serrated, strongly veined. Root: fibrous.

Flower June - July.

Habitat Moist, shady places.

Range Eastern U.S. to Texas and North Dakota.

Discussion Native. Also known as: wild chervil, white chervil, Canadian honeywort.