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A picture of a Bur chervil

Bur chervil

Anthriscus caucalis

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Bur chervil

Photographed in Voorhis Ecological Reserve near Pomona, CA, USA. Species is an introduced weed.
A photo of Bur chervil

Bur chervil Overview

This species is an annual forming a stalked clump with mid green, fern-like leaves and hairy upper stems and hooked burs on the seed heads. The white flowers are produced in umbels in the summer.

Common problems with Bur chervil

How to propagate Bur chervil

Seed

Sow the seeds from the early spring to mid-summer.

Other uses of Bur chervil

Floral and foliage interest.