Hand-list Herb. Pl. Kew, edn 3, 122 (1925)
Aromatic herb to 30(–80) cm high; stem striate. Leaves basal and cauline, 3-pinnate; lamina of basal leaves deltoid to triangular, c. 2–12 cm long and wide; leaflets cuneate, lobed or divided, sometimes finely curled along margin, often petiolulate, 1–2.5 cm long. Peduncle to 5(–10) cm long; involucral bracts absent or inconspicuous; rays 8–20, 1–2 cm long; bracteoles 5–12, linear-oblong to ovate; pedicels 2–6 mm long. Petals c. 1 mm long, yellow to green-yellow. Fruit 2.5–3 mm long. Flowers summer and autumn.
*EGL, *GipP, *VVP. Also naturalised SA, Tas. Native to Europe. A widely cultivated culinary herb, recorded as naturalised in a few, near-coastal sites (near Melbourne, Wilsons Promontory, Mallacoota Inlet), probably weakly naturalised elsewhere near cultivated plants.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||naturalised|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||introduced|
|Australian Capital Territory|