Cutleaf Waterparsnip (Berula erecta)

Perennial
Sium erectum. Huds. S. angustifolium. L.
Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Cutleaf Waterparsnip
Berula erecta
Umbelliferae

None known

  • Medicinal Use

    The plant is used externally in the treatment of rheumatism[257].

    An infusion of the whole plant can be used as a wash for swellings, rashes and athletes foot infections[257].

  • Edible Use

    The leaves and flowers have been used for food[257].

  • Cautionary Notes

    The plant is toxic, and capable of causing death to grazing animals[274].

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed –
We have no information on the cultivation needs of this plant but, judging by its native habitats, it is likely to need a moist to wet soil in full sun or light shade[K]. The leaves of this plant are very similar to Apium nodiflorum, differing in colour and in the usually greater number of pairs of segments[17].
Most of Europe, including Britain, N. America, W. and C. Asia.

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