Golden Alexander (Zizia aurea)
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Other common names: Golden Zizia
Family: Apiaceae (Parsley)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: divided
Bloom Size: 0.1 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Irregular blossoms
Location: Allegheny Highlands Trail
More photos of this flower
- Wild Parsnip
Wild parsnip is substantially taller, and has 5 to 15 sessile (stemless) leaflets and a deeply grooved stem.
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.