Pastinaca sativa L.
FamilyUmbelliferae — APG family: Apiaceae
Common nameparsnip
DescriptionStems from thick, yellowish-white root; leaves large, pinnate, with oblong to ovate, toothed leaflets; flowers yellow; 1 large and several smaller umbels; fruit oval, flattened dorsally, lateral and dorsal ribs winged.
EcologyEscaped from cultivation; found in central Alaska at the Tanana hot spring. De- scribed from Europe.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.