Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Herbs other than Composites
Erect annual herb; pungent smell when crushed; tap-rooted. Leaves finely dissected. Compound umbels flat with outer flowers having unequal petals and deeply 2-lobed. Corolla white to very pale pink,
Rare casual escape from gardens
Conium maculatum but coriander lacks the purple streaks on the stems
Mostly Nov-January but in gardens can flower any time, depending on when the seed is sown.
Reason for introduction