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A plant in the parsley family.
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Noun1.umbellifer - any of numerous aromatic herbs of the family Umbelliferaeumbellifer - any of numerous aromatic herbs of the family Umbelliferae
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Apiaceae, carrot family, family Apiaceae, family Umbelliferae, Umbelliferae - plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill
wild parsley - any of various uncultivated umbelliferous plants with foliage resembling that of carrots or parsley
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Umbellifers such as fennel, dill, angelica, parsley, sweet cicely, cow parsley and anthriscus are all ideal and make great companion plants for the veg plot.
22 GARDENS & DIY Float through summer with dreamy Umbellifers. Plus Donny's DIY tips.
Orlaya grandiflora, white lace flower, is a delicate variety with flower heads that resemble umbellifers.
The group in question had been doing some plant ID, looking at Umbellifers and identifying them from stems and seeds; having learned to identify cow parsley and hog weed we collected some hog weed seeds to make biscuits with.
The remainder of the book contains the directory, divided by type--architectural, foliage, umbellifers, ornamental grasses, flower spikes, daisy flowers, early, midseason, and late--and listed alphabetically by Latin name.
eryngii is commonly referred to as a species-complex or as "Pleurotus of the Umbellifers." Controversy regarding the placement of varietal or species levels of the members of this group still remains.
The garden's designer, Jinny Blom, said: "Umbellifers are an important nectar source for many insects and astrantia is very much favoured by bees.
Only after some 250 pages of informative introduction on the aforementioned subjects, does the author bring out monographs of 26 umbellifers that are selected from "Ben Cao Gang Mu" based on their wide and long traditional use.