Wild Parsnip Pastinaca sativa LinnaeusNon-native    
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Apiales   >   Family Apiaceae   >   Genus Pastinaca   

Status:

"Introduced and naturalized from Europe; a weed throughout eastern United States" (Reed, 1964).

Relationships:

Host plant for Eastern Black Swallowtail.

There are 66 records in the project database.

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Wild Parsnip growing along a roadside in Dorchester Co., Maryland (6/25/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Wild Parsnip in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (7/5/2016). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A Wild Parsnip in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/1/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Wild Parsnip in Dorchester Co., Maryland (7/22/2018). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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