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Ammi majus

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am-ME MAY-jus
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Ammi majus is an annual from the carrot family.  This plant grows in average, moist, well-drained soil in full sun.  You should sow seeds where you want them to grow. It doesn't transplant well. 

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Graceland'
Tags:
#white#full sun#annual#white flowers#cut flowers#low maintenance#spring flowers#seeds#moist soil#well-drained soil#spring interest#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Graceland'
Tags:
#white#full sun#annual#white flowers#cut flowers#low maintenance#spring flowers#seeds#moist soil#well-drained soil#spring interest#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Ammi
    Species:
    majus
    Family:
    Apiaceae
    Uses (Ethnobotany):
    Medicinal
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Macaronesia, Medit. to Iran and Arabian Peninsula
    Dimensions:
    Height: 3 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 1 ft. 3 in. - 1 ft. 6 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Maintenance:
    Low
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Achene
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Umbel
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Good Cut
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Compound (Pinnately , Bipinnately, Palmately)
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Oblanceolate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Photosensitization (sunburn, dermatitis)
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Insoluble calcium oxalates
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No
    Poison Part:
    Leaves