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Caucalis anthriscus, Caucalis daucoides.

Caucalis anthriscus Huds. Umbelliferae. Hedge Parsley.

Europe. Wilkinson says this is the anthriscum of Pliny, now called in Arabic gezzer e'shaytan, and that it is esculent.

Caucalis daucoides Linn. Bastard Parsley. Bud Parsley. Hen's Foot.

Europe and temperate Asia. Gerarde calls this plant bastard parsley and hen's foot. It is the sesslis of the Egyptians. It was called a potherb by Dioscorides and Pliny, and Galen says it is pickled for salads in winter.


Sturtevant's Edible Plants of the World, 1919, was edited by U. P. Hedrick.



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