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Apiaceae

(ā″pē-ās′ē-ē″) [L. Apium, parsley (the name of the type genus) + -aceae]
The family of spices and vegetables that includes anise, carrots, celery, and parsley. They are an occasional source of food allergy when consumed.
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Associations between insects and umbellifers have been interpreted in terms of this coevolutionary scenario (Berenbaum 1983).
eryngii is commonly referred to as a species-complex or as "Pleurotus of the Umbellifers.
In very large gardens, you can rotate among family groups of vegetables: crucifers (cabbage, turnips, broccoli and other cole crops); legumes (beans, peas); umbellifers (carrots, parsnips, dill, parsley); and lilies (onions, garlic).
20, 21) feed exclusively upon umbellifers (Apiaceae).
We're using things you can see through like umbellifers, not cow parsley but angelica and Ligusticum scoticum (Scotch lovage), which is like a miniature angelica,and some delicate grasses like Melica altissima 'Alba', which has tiny silvery flowers which make things shimmer and pick up the breeze.
One of the magic mo- ments during the first hot dry summer was a haze of fine white umbellifers at the beginning of July - the locally common whorled caraway.