Herb latin name: Peucedanum oreoselinum


Family: Umbelliferae



Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
100 cm
(3 1/4 foot)

Scent:
Scented
Perennial

Known hazards of Peucedanum oreoselinum:

Although no mention of toxicity has been seen for this species, skin contact with the sap of a number of members in this genus is said to cause photo-sensitivity and/or dermatitis in some people. They are also said to contain the alleged 'psychotroph' myristicine.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.