Chaerophyllum tainturieri
(Southern Chervil)

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Facts About this Plant:

    Common Names: Southern Chervil, Hairyfruit Chervil, Tainturier's Chervil
    Lifespan: Annual
    Zones: N/A
    Type: Forb
    Bloom Time: March - June
    Status: Native

Chaerophyllum tainturieri, or Southern Chervil, is an annual native to the southern and southeastern US, as well as a bit north into the Ozarks and souther Appalachian areas. It grows in prairies, forests, fields, roadsides, and in other open disturbed areas, blooming in early spring.

There are only two species in the United States, this, and Chaerophyllum procumbens. More information on distinguishing them will be posted soon.

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