Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Torilis japonica (Houtt.) DC. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Hugh H. Iltis

Kurt Stüber

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Flora.cyberia
Family Apiaceae
Torilis japonica (Houtt.) DC.
erect hedge-parsley, Japanese hedge-parsley
Torilis: name used by Adanson in 1763, meaning obscure
japonica: of Japan
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Status: Introduced - locally established; ecologically invasive
Plant: erect, annual, 2'-6' tall forb; stems ridged, branched; taprooted
Flower: white, 5-parted; inflorescence a small, loose, compound umbel
Fruit:dry with tiny upcurved, sticking hairs, splitting into 2 seeds- fruit:fruit drawing seed:
Leaf:alternate, pinnately-divided, 2"-5" long, sometimes slightly downy
Habitat: dry to dry-medium; disturbed upland, roadsides, woods, railroads
Notes: to control, pull or mow before flowering, treat foliage with glyphosate or triclopyr in early spring and when re-sprouting after cutting; monitor the site.
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
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Synonyms 
Torilis anthriscus C.C.Gmel. non Gaertn.
Torilis rubella Moench

         
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