This plant has a mild fragrance
Sium sisarum is a herbaceous perennial species from the carrot family, Apiaceae. Also commonly known as Skirret or Crummock, this plant is commonly cultivated as a root vegetable. Grown for the sweet, white, aromatic roots, which can reach around 20cm in length. Skirret typically grows to around 1m tall, growing well in moist, sandy soil. Harvest the roots in winter, whilst the plant is dormant for the best taste. Flowers are white and arranged in clusters, appearing in the summer.