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Parsley-piert, Aphanes arvensis agg Family: Rosaceae
Aphanes arvensis agg     *     Parsley-piert


Flowering time: April-October. Annual

Habitat: Frequent on dry cultivated or bare ground, paths and grassland.

Minute yellowish-green flowers with sepals but no petals are clustered in the leaf-axils. Seeds usually winter-germinating. Stems erect or decumbent, the fan-shaped, short-stalked leaves with three deeply toothed lobes.

Similar: Slender Parsley-piert, A. australis is smaller and more slender


Parsley-piert, Aphanes arvensis
Parsley-piert, Aphanes arvensis agg.
Holton Lee, Dorset. October 2012

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