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Honewort (Cryptotaenia canadensis)
Image ID: 2016/ar128
Family: Apiaceae (Parsley)
Height: 1 to 3 ft.
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.125 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Allegheny River Trail
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Honewort may be easily confused with:
- Sweet Cicely
Leaf of honewort is ovoid in three parts. Sweet cicely has a more intricate, fern-like leaf.
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.