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Corky-fruited Water-dropwort, Oenanthe pimpinelloides Family: Apiaceae
Oenanthe pimpinelloides     *     Corky-fruited Water-dropwort


Flowering time: June - August. Perennial

Habitat: Often coastal, can be locally common on clay grassland in southern England

Dense flat-topped umbels of flowers with bristle-like bracts and bracteoles followed by ribbed, cylindrical fruit with swollen corky bases. The lower leaves are twice-pinnate, upper leaves linear. Solid, grooved stems 30-80cm, roots with rounded tubers.


Corky-fruited Water-dropwort, Oenanthe pimpinelloides

Corky-fruited Water-dropwort, Oenanthe pimpinelloides

Corky-fruited Water-dropwort, Oenanthe pimpinelloides
Corky-fruited Water-dropwort, Oenanthe pimpinelloides
Corfe Mullen Meadows, Dorset. May 2017

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