TQ8992 : A delicate umbellifer

taken 1 year ago, near to Great Stambridge, Essex, Great Britain

A delicate umbellifer
A delicate umbellifer
This is either Corn Parsley, Petroselinum segetum, or Stone Parsley, Sison amomum, both not often come across, but here prolific by a bridleway. These plants are in early flower, but the umbels are few-flowered anyway. I thought at first Corn Parsley, but have now veered towards the other, on looking them up. I rolled a picking between my fingers and the smell was oily rather than parsley-like, which indicates Stone Parsley.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 31 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8928 9270 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.0796N 0:43.9021E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8928 9269
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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