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Prairie Parsley

Prairie Parsley
Prairie Parsley

Mike Haddock, Kansas State University

Polytaenia nuttallii

Alternate Name: Wild dill

Family: (Apiaceae) Parsley

Habitat: Prairies

Height: 2-3 ft.

Bloom Period: late summer, fall

Description: Prairie Parsley is a biennial. The leaves resemble parsley and may be used for cooking. Plants are stout and upright.

The Wildlife Connection: Larval host plant for the black swallowtail butterfly.