Chervil

Anthriscus cereifolium

  • Chervil
  • Chervil
  • Flower name
    Chervil
  • Scientific name
    Anthriscus cereifolium
  • AliasChervil, セルフィーユ, ウイキョウゼリ, French parsley, garden chervil
  • Place of originEurope, Western Asia and southern Russia
  • Place of floweringField, Botanical Gardens
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, November, December

What is Chervil

Chervil (Scientific name: Anthriscus cereifolium) is native to Europe, West Asia and southern Russia, it is a cold-resistant annual grass of thefamily Apiaceae. Leaves are feather-like compound leaves. In the summer, the scattered inflorescences are extended and white small flowers are blooming. The leaves are soft, they are bright green and have cuts. Leaves are used for culinary herbs, salads, soups, sauces, etc. It is also said to have medicinal effects on digestion, blood purification, sweating action.

Common name: Chervil, Scientific name: Anthriscus cereifolium, aka: French parsley, garden chervil, CELFIE, Fennel gelli , Garden chervil, Place of origin: Europe, West Asia, southern part of Russia, plant height: 30 to 0.2 to 60 cm, leaf shape: three times Feathery compound leaf, leaf color: light green, awakening period: November to August, inflorescence form; , Flowering period: June to July, Flower color: White, Flower: Five flowers, Flower diameter: 0.2 to 0.3 cm, Inflorescence diameter: 2.5 to 5 cm, fruit shape: egg shape, fruit diameter: 1 cm.


  • Eye
    Apiaceae
  • Family
    Apiaceae
  • Genus
    Anthriscus
  • Species
    A. cerefolium
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    3 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typecold-resistant annual grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 60.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.2 ~ 0.3 cm

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