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  Cryptotaenia canadensis (L.) DC. image
Photographer: Christopher Noll           

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Apiaceae
Cryptotaenia canadensis (L.) DC.
Canadian honewort, white chervil
Cryptotaenia: Greek cryptos for "hidden" and tainia for "a fillet," referring to concealed oil-tubes
canadensis: of or referring to Canada
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb; stems branched, smooth; roots fibrous
Flower: white, 5-parted; inflorescence a 2" loose, irregular, compound umbels with few-flowered umbellets; blooms June-July
Fruit:dry, splitting into 2 seeds, - fruit:fruit drawing seed:seed drawing
Leaf:3-parted with sharp, irregular teeth, sometimes lobed; lower leaves on long stalks
Habitat: shade; dry; woods

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