Chaerophyllum temulum [temulentum] Linnaeus 1753 (Family Apiaceae)


Plant

Leaf

Flower

Fruit

Height: 30-100cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Biennial, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - August (Earliest: 3.6)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Hedge Rows
Flower Visitors:
Tenthredo notha

Many Syrphidae

Mesembrina meridiana

Phaonia angelicae

Cylindromyia auriceps

Sarcophaga carnaria

Pollenia rudis

Sepsis fulgens

Meromyza saltatrix

Chloromyia formosa

Pachytodes cerambyciformis

Stenurella melanura

Chrysanthia geniculata
Parasites:
Plasmopara nivea

Epermenia chaerophyllella

Agapanthia villosoviridescens Larva (Stem Borer)

Phytoecia cylindrica Larva
(Stem Borer)
Herbivores:
Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana

Mesotype didymata

Agonopterix heracliana Larva

Chrysolina oricalcia
Sapivores:
Aphis fabae

Aulacorthum solani

Graphosoma lineatum

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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