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Chaerophyllum tainturieri (Hairyfruit chervil)
Smith, R.W.

Chaerophyllum tainturieri

Chaerophyllum tainturieri Hook.

Hairyfruit Chervil, Southern Chervil

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

5 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Hirsute
Leaf Margin: Pinnatifid
Inflorescence: Axillary , Umbel
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Stems ascending to erect, up to about 32 inches long.
Flower: Petals 5

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , AR , AZ , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NE , OK , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-83 Collected 2007-04-30 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Web Reference

Webref 78 - (2020) Missouri Native Plant Society
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Chaerophyllum tainturieri in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Chaerophyllum tainturieri in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Chaerophyllum tainturieri


Record Modified: 2023-02-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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