Pastinaca sativa

ClassificationDicots
FamilyApiaceae
Family (Traditional)Apiaceae
GenusPastinaca
SpeciesPastinaca sativa L.
Common NameParsnip; Wild Parsnip
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Pastinaca sativa var. pratensis Pastinaca sativa var. pratensis Pers.
Pastinaca sativa var. sativa Pastinaca sativa var. sativa L.
Peucedanum sativum Peucedanum sativum

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bath (KY), Bell (KY), Campbell (KY), Carter (KY), Christian (KY), Clark (KY), Fayette (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Jefferson (KY), Jessamine (KY), Lincoln (KY), Madison (KY), Mercer (KY), Shelby (KY), Benton (TN), Carter (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Fayette (TN), Giles (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Smith (TN), Sumner (TN), Unicoi (TN), Washington (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MTSU, SWMT, APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1961 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100211885 Mercer Kentucky 22 Jun 1991 David D. Taylor
15762
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211836 Lincoln Kentucky 29 May 1991 Ronald L. Jones
7341
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211851 Madison Kentucky 10 Jun 1994 Gary W. Libby
OB-862
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
BEREA001890 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Pastinaca sativa
BEREA001892 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Pastinaca sativa
BEREA001891 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Pastinaca sativa
BEREA001889 Clark Kentucky
BEREA
Pastinaca sativa
ETSU007896 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Pastinaca sativa
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 01 Jun 2015 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163400 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163395 Smith Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163386 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163382 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163397 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163399 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0165784 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211778 Fayette Kentucky Danny Husband
171
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211802 Franklin Kentucky 29 May 1981 J. MacGregor
FR-420
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211869 Madison Kentucky 20 Jun 1975 J. Stuart Lassetter
2416
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211844 Jessamine Kentucky 28 May 1978 Johnnie B. Varner
10-823
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211794 Franklin Kentucky 12 May 1976 W. E. B.
FR-261
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211828 Carter Kentucky 02 Jul 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10672
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211786 Fayette Kentucky 26 Jun 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4303
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211810 Jessamine Kentucky 17 Jun 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4246
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
31234100211877 Madison Kentucky 09 Jun 1976 J. Stuart Lassetter
2516
EKY
Pastinaca sativa
BEREA001888 Clark Kentucky
BEREA
Pastinaca sativa
BEREA001887 Bell Kentucky
BEREA
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163401 Jessamine Kentucky
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163392 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163384 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163387 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163390 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163396 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163385 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163381 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163391 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163388 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163389 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163393 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
APSC0067626 Shelby Kentucky
APSC
Pastinaca sativa
APSC0029706 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Pastinaca sativa
APSC0062454 Christian Kentucky 08 Jul 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Pastinaca sativa
APSC0062452 Jefferson Kentucky
APSC
Pastinaca sativa
HTTU001709 Smith Tennessee
HTTU
Pastinaca sativa
MTSU023383 Tennessee
MTSU
Pastinaca sativa
MTSU014771 Rutherford Tennessee 11 Apr 1987 Kim A. Davis
MTSU
Pastinaca sativa
MTSU023355 Tennessee
MTSU
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163383 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
TENN-V-0163394 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Pastinaca sativa
APSC0062455 Christian Kentucky 08 Jul 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Pastinaca sativa
APSC0062453 Campbell Kentucky
APSC
Pastinaca sativa
APSC0029709 Knox Tennessee
APSC
Pastinaca sativa
APSC0029707 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Pastinaca sativa
HTTU008357 White Tennessee
HTTU
Pastinaca sativa
MTSU023382 Tennessee
MTSU
Pastinaca sativa
MTSU023384 Cumberland Tennessee
MTSU
Pastinaca sativa
MTSU023381 Knox Tennessee
MTSU
Pastinaca sativa
SWMT05007 Benton Tennessee 07 Jul 1984 Brent Hedges
120
SWMT
Pastinaca sativa
UCHT033641 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Pastinaca sativa
UCHT035439 Giles Tennessee
UCHT
Pastinaca sativa
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