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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, taprooted, +- hairy. Stem: spreading or erect, branched. Leaf: blade oblong to ovate, pinnately dissected, segments thread-like to linear. Inflorescence: umbels compound, generally opposite a leaf; bracts generally 0; bractlets few, entire to lobed or dissected, conspicuous; rays, pedicels few. Flower: +- bilateral; calyx lobes generally 0; petals white, +- notched, narrowed at tips, outer > others. Fruit: generally +- bristly; body linear to oblong, +- compressed side-to-side; beak > body, sterile, compressed front-to-back or cylindric; ribs thread-like; oil tubes inconspicuous; fruit axis entire or tip divided. Seed: face grooved.
Species In Genus: 15--20 species: Mediterranean. Etymology: (Greek: chervil)
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Sanicula tuberosa
Next taxon: Scandix pecten-veneris
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2017. Scandix, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=10219, accessed on March 30, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 30, 2017.