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Wild Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa)

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Family: Apiaceae (Parsley)
Height: 2 to 5 ft.
Blooms: May to October
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size:  0.2 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Montour Trail
Date:  6/29/2002
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Wild Parsnip may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!