West Highland Flora

Sweet Cicely


Myrrhis odorata

 

Myrrhis odorata

Photo Carl Farmer
11 May 2002 Inverness

Occasional, roadsides, near habitation.

Flower diameter c 2-4 mm

ID: Strongly scented.  Whitish markings on the 2-3-pinnate leaves as in pic below.  Leaves and stems downy.

Other features: Lower bracts none or few, upper bracts c 5.  Fruit long, 20-25 mm, strongly ribbed.

 

Myrrhis odorata

Photo Carl Farmer
11 May 2002 Inverness

 

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