Pastinaca sativa L.

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

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Pastinaca sativa (rights holder: Bas Kers) © Bas Kers


Wild Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) is a tall, stout, herbaceous plant with a long (up to 1.5 m), thick taproot (Gleason and Cronquist 1991). Parsnip is native to Eurasia between the western Mediterranean region and the Caucasus Mountains. It now grows wild throughout southern and central Europe and was long ago introduced into the United Kingdom and northern Europe. It is also now found growing wild ... Text © Leo Shapiro

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