Aphanes
parsley-piert
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Aphanes arvensiswestern lady's-mantle, field parsley-piert
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, reported in Idaho, also along Atlantic Coast in the U.S.
Habitat: Ledges, often limy, sandy shores, hot springs, and other disturbed open ground at low elevations.
Origin: Introduced from Eurasia and northern Africa
Flowers: April-May
Growth Duration: annual
Aphanes australissmall-fruited parsley-piert
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to northwestern Oregon, also in southeastern U.S.
Habitat: Openings, shores, lawns, and other disturbed areas at low elevations.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
Flowers: March-May
Growth Duration: perennial
Aphanes occidentaliswestern parsley-piert
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington and east in the Columbia River Gorge; southern British Columbia to California.
Habitat: Vernally damp grasslands, balds, fields, ledges, rocky slopes, open forest, shores, and beaches at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June