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Foeniculum vulgare

Foeniculum vulgare Mill.

Foeniculum foeniculum (L.) Karst.

Fennel, Sweet Fennel

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderApialesIncludes carrots, celery, parsley, and ivy
FamilyApiaceaeCarrot or parsley family, also includes angelica, anise, caraway, celery, chervil, cicely, coriander/cilantro, cumin, dill, fennel, hemlock, lovage, Queen Anne’s Lace, parsnip
GenusFoeniculumA diminutive of the Latin word foenum, “hay,” because of the smell
SpeciesvulgareLatin for “common”

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Foeniculum vulgare description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 10 Jan 2011.

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Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel, Sweet Fennel)

6/12/2007 · Near Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, CA
≈ 4½ × 3" (11 × 7.9 cm)

Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel, Sweet Fennel)

6/12/2007 · Near Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, CA
≈ 22 × 33" (55 × 82 cm)

Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel, Sweet Fennel)

6/12/2007 · Near Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, CA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 14 cm)

Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel, Sweet Fennel)

6/12/2007 · Sausalito, CA
≈ 20 × 13" (49 × 33 cm)

Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel, Sweet Fennel)

6/12/2007 · Near Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, CA
≈ 33 × 22" (84 × 56 cm)

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