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Common Name: Small Bur-Parsley
Caucalis platycarpos is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.30 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Europe. Naturalized in Britain.
Arable fields and waste places, especially on chalky soils[
A wild native species, see notes on habitat above for ideas of its cultivation needs.
Leaves - raw or cooked[
]. The leaves have been used as a pot-herb and have also been pickled for use in winter salads[
Seed - sow in situ in the spring.