Pastinaca sativa L.

Parsnip

Sp. Pl. 262 (1753) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Introduced

*EGU, *GipP, *HNF, *HSF, *OtP, *VAlp, *VRiv.

The nominate subspecies is cultivated throughout temperate parts of the world for its edible root, while the other three subspecies are confined to Eurasia. Profile provided under subspecies.

Source: Duretto, M.F. (1999). Apiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 4, Cornaceae to Asteraceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Daniel Ohlsen, 2017-04-26
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Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Asteranae
order Apiales
family Apiaceae
genus Pastinaca
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa

Victoria

Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Pastinaca sativa in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Pastinaca sativa in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Riverina present introduced
Gippsland Plain present introduced
Otway Plain present introduced
East Gippsland Uplands present introduced
Highlands-Southern Fall present introduced
Highlands-Northern Fall present naturalised
Victorian Alps present introduced

State distribution

Distribution map
State
Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory
Victoria
Tasmania