|Scientific Name||Chaerophyllum tainturieri||USDA PLANTS Symbol||CHTA|
|Common Name||Chervil, Hairy-fruit Chervil||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||29617|
|Description||Habitat: Prairies, woodlands, alluvial thickets.
Plant: Erect, weak annual, single, branched somewhat hairy stems, from 1/2 to 1-1/2 feet tall.
Leaves: Alternate leaves 3+ inches long and 2+ inches wide, pinnately-divided into multiple, deeply-lobed leaflets.
Inflorescence: Loose compound umbels with 3+/- rays bearing a few tiny, white, 5-petal blossoms, 1/8 or less inch across; 5 stamens with white filaments. Blossoms are easily overlooked.
Bloom Period: March to May.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, SEINet and Missouri Plants.
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Banner photo of Lupinus ssp. by Rick Capozza, Austin TX
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