|There are some very good photographs and descriptions of the following plants:
Wild carrot Daucus carota
|The Shropshire Botanical Society produces quarterley Newsletter with occasional drawings of local plant features by Sarah Whild.
Some common wetland Umbellifers: 15 Spring 2007
Some common roadside Umbellifers: 16 Autumn 2007
|In Britain the family Apiaceae (Umbellifer family) are dicotyledons, with flower petals present and free. The ovary is inferior.Leaves are alternate with no stipules but generally sheathing, inflated bases.Small flowers in umbels with 5 separate petals
Genera eg. Apium, Angelica, Sanicula, Oenanthe