Smyrnium olusatrum L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

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Smyrnium olusatrum (rights holder: Valter Jacinto) © Valter Jacinto


Alexanders is also known as horse parsley. And indeed, horses eat it and it tastes a lot like parsley. Actually, its flavor is somewhere between parsley and celery. Alexanders is a tall plant with dark green leaves, light green flowers and black seeds. It originated in the Mediterranean Sea region and can only grow in our region where there is a mild sea climate. For centuries, this plant was gro... Text © Copyright Ecomare

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