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Water Parsnip (Sium suave) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Water Parsnip
Sium suave

Water Parsnip
Water Parsnip

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
2 - 6 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
2 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet
 
Bloom Color
White
 
Bloom Season
July - September
 

Features

Clusters of small white flowers similar to those of Queen Anne's Lace.

Culture

Full sun; moist to wet soils.

Notes

Found in swamps and wet meadows. This plant is very similar in appearance to the deadly Water Hemlock (Cicuta maculata).