Cicely

species of plant, Cicely

Cicely (Myrrhis odorata), also called sweet cicely, is a plant in the family Apiaceae. It is a tall perennial plant, growing to 2 meters tall. The leaves are divided. The flowers are white. The seeds are slender.

Cicely
Illustration Myrrhis odorata0.jpg
Scientific classification
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Genus:
Myrrhis
Species:
M. odorata
Binomial name
Myrrhis odorata
Myrrhis odorata

UsesEdit

Cicely leaves are sometimes used as a herb, with a strong taste of anise.