Sium suave Walt.
FamilyUmbelliferae — APG family: Apiaceae
SynonymsSium cicutaefolium Schrank.
Common namewater parsnip
DescriptionStem tall, stout, ribbed, from short caudex and fibrous root; young submerged leaves 2-3-pinnate; leaves of flowering plant pinnate, with 7-13 sessile, lanceolate to lance-oblong, sharply and densely serrate leaflets; involucre of 6-10 lanceolate bracts; umbels with up to 25 rays; fruit broadly elliptic to orbicular.
EcologyMarshes, shallow water. Described from “Carolina.”
UsesNot considered poisonous.
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.