Trachymene incisa - Wild Parsnip

Trachymene incisa

Wild Parsnip

Other names:
Family: Apiaceae/Umbelliferae
Habitat: Sheltered woodland, especially gullies
Uses: The thickened taproot is edible raw or cooked, tasting rather like a parsnip
Season:
References: Robinson

An erect herb to 50cm high. Tiny white flowers, fragile, in a dense terminal umbel appear in summer.

Trachymene incisa - Wild Parsnip
Photo: Mitchell Park, Cattai NSW

Trachymene incisa - Wild Parsnip
Photo: Mitchell Park, Cattai NSW

Trachymene incisa - Wild Parsnip
Photo: Mitchell Park, Cattai NSW

Trachymene incisa - Wild Parsnip
Photo: Mitchell Park, Cattai NSW

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