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Carrot Family Umbelliferae

Group: 
Flowers

The carrot family are also known as umbelliferae as their flower heads form umbrellas. There are many members that are quite similar in appearance and can present identification difficulties so habitat becomes important. Whilst many are white some are yellow but all are popular with small insects as a nectar source.

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Sites List Records List Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Hogweed

Heracleum sphondylium

Hemlock

Conium maculatum

Cow Parsley

Anthriscus sylvestris

Rough Chervil

Chaerophyllum temulum

Hedge Parsley

Torilis japonica

Stone Parsley

Sison amomum

Ground-elder

Aegopodium podagraria

Wild Carrot

Daucus carota

Knotted Hedge-Parsley

Torilis nodosa

Burnet-saxifrage

Pimpinella saxifraga

Pignut

Conopodium majus

Wild Angelica

Angelica sylvestris

Hemlock Water-dropwort

Oenanthe crocata

River Water-dropwort

Oenanthe fluviatilis

Corky-fruited Water-dropwort

Oenanthe pimpinelloides

Fools Water-cress

Apium nodiflorum

Tubular Water-dropwort

Oenanthe fistulosa

Parsley Water-dropwort

Oenanthe lachenalii

Whorled Caraway

Carum verticillatum

Wild Parsnip

Pastinaca sativa

Fennel

Foeniculum vulgare

Pepper-saxifrage

Silaum silaus

Alexanders

Smyrnium olusatrum

Rock Samphire

Crithmum maritimum

Sanicle

Sanicula europaea

Sea Holly

Eryngium maritimum