Peucedanum officinale

Peucedanum officinale (or Hog’s Fennel) is a large, conspicuous, herbaceous umbellifer. An umbellifer is a plant in the family Apiaceae where the flowers are arranged in umbels which helpfully resemble the spokes of an umbrella. It first becomes obvious to the passer-by in March-April, flowers in July-August and seeds from September onwards. It is difficult to […]