Published by Daniel Mosquin on May 15, 2007
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Image License: Creative Commons License Tags: Apiaceae | Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum' | cultivated in Oregon, USA
Botany Photo of the Day will have brief written entries on weekends, holidays and my vacations from April through September. I’m on vacation today. – Daniel
Thank you to Jacki of Oregon, aka jacki-dee@Flickr for today’s photograph (original | BPotD Flickr Group Pool).
Read more about fennel via Gernot Katzer’s Spice Pages.
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Foeniculum vulgare – Z5 – RHS Index of Garden Plants, Griffiths
Foeniculum vulgare – Z4-9 – A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants, Brickell, Cole, Zuk
Daniel – thanks a million for that link to Gernot Katzer’s Spice Pages – it’s fascinating stuff!
“Already a serious problem in California, common fennel has been colonizing in Oregon and western Washington. It is being listed because there is concern that it could invade our few remaining grasslands.”
But I’m confused about the actual structure this photo is focusing on. Anyone care to enlighten me?
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