Carum carvi L.
Family: Apiaceae
caraway
[Carum velenovskyi Rohlena]
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Carum: perhaps for country Caria
Plants: erect, biennial, 1'-5' tall, smooth forb; green stems not spotted; taprooted
Leaves: pinnately-divided into very thin segments, the thickened base clasping the stem leaf drawing
Flowers: white, 5-parted; inflorescence compound, loose umbels with small, uneven umbellets; blooms June-Aug.
Fruits: dry, splitting into 2 seeds- fruit:fruit drawing seed:seed drawing
Habitat: disturbed sites
Conservation Status: Introduced - escaped
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Kurt Stüber  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Botanical Illustration  
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Botanical Illustration  
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