Sweet Cicely

Osmorhiza claytonii

Family Parsley (Umbelliferae)
Bloom Late spring, early summer
Habitat Moist deciduous forest
Status Native
Cycle Perennial
Height 1-3′
Flower Flowers are sparse clusters of white inconspicuous flowers radiating from a central poing.
Leaf Fern-like leaves are pinnately compound with each one divided into 3-5 segments. Each segment is often divided again into 3 leaflets. Leaf margins are coarsely toothed.
Notes Stems are upright and somewhat hairy. The seeds have stickers that stick to pant legs and socks in the late summer or fall.

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