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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Pastinaca||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Pastinaca sativa L.
Habit: Biennial, 0.5--2 m, +- glabrous to puberulent. Stem: conspicuously angled, grooved. Leaf: petiole 1--1.5 cm; blade 1.5--3 dm, oblong to ovate, 1-pinnate, leaflets 5--11, 5--10 cm, oblong to ovate, coarsely serrate and lobed or divided. Inflorescence: peduncle 7--15 cm. Fruit: 4--6 mm wide, oblong to round. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Roadsides, disturbed areas; Elevation: < 1600 m. Bioregional Distribution: KR, NCoRO, NCoRI, CaRH, ScV, CCo, TR, MP; Distribution Outside California: to eastern United States; native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: Jul--Aug Note: Sporadic.
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
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Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2016. Pastinaca sativa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=36499, accessed on October 20, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 20, 2016.