Carum carvi

Family (Traditional)Apiaceae
SpeciesCarum carvi L.
Common Namecaraway, Wiesenk├╝mmel
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (UPL) (NWPL); TN[SNA] KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)
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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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


SynonymFull Citation
Carum velenovskyi Carum velenovskyi Rohl.

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: Crittenden (KY), Fayette (KY), McCracken (KY), Madison (KY), Todd (KY), Giles (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1972 - 1994

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100189164 Fayette Kentucky 01 May 1994 Wayne Long
Carum carvi
BEREA001675 Madison Kentucky
Carum carvi
BRIT69240 Giles Tennessee 02 May 1980 R. Kral
Carum carvi
APSC0060867 Todd Kentucky 08 Jul 1972 Raymond Athey
Carum carvi
BEREA001676 Madison Kentucky
Carum carvi
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