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Conopodium

Conopodium spp.

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A photo of Conopodium
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Conopodium Overview

Small genus of around 8 perennial herbaceous species, some of which are cultivated for consumption as root vegetables. They have many common names including earth chestnut, groundnut, pignut, hognut and Saint Anthony’s nut. Flowers are small, white and arranged in an umbel, where flower stalks of equal length arise from one point on a central stem.