Pacific Water Parsley

Oenanthe sarmentosa
  • Description: Herbaceous perennial with soft stems up to 1m tall. Finely dissected leaves give rise to clusters of white umbel flowers.
  • Habitat: Low wet sites in standing water. Marshes, bogs, and swamps.
  • Pairs with: Sedges, horsetails, salmonberry, hardhack, and skunk cabbage.
  • Fun Fact: This common plant of wet areas is an underappreciated beauty. It is not, however, parsley – don’t eat it.

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