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Chaerophyllum tainturieri var. tainturieri (Hairyfruit chervil)
Stone, Robert L.

Chaerophyllum tainturieri var. tainturieri

Chaerophyllum tainturieri Hook. var. tainturieri

Hairyfruit Chervil, Hairy-fruit Chervil, Wild Chervil, Chervil

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s): Chaerophyllum floridanum, Chaerophyllum procumbens var. tainturieri, Chaerophyllum tainturieri var. floridanum, Chaerophyllum texanum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 32 inches tall.
Flower: 5 petals, 5 stamens

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
Native Habitat: In stream bottoms,woods,roadsides and waste areas. Also located in prairies,woodlands,widespread but chiefly in the east half area of Texas.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Conditions Comments: Grow in moist,fertile soil in sun or partial shade. Suitable for borders and wild gardens. Propagation by division in early spring.


Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes
Deer Resistant: High

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-02-01
Research By: NPC

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