Bur Chevril

Anthriscus caucalis

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A plant of the carrot family, Anthriscus caucalis is known by the common name burr chervil or bur-chervil. It is similar in appearance to the common cooking herb from the same genus, chervil. It sends up thin, hollow stems and bears umbels of white flowers. The light green leaves are triangular and made up of many leaflets. The tiny hard fruits, each about 3 millimeters long, are covered in hooked spines. The plant is native to...

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