131533 FOOL’S-PARSLEY Aethusa cynapium (Apiaceae) Height to 50cm. Delicate, hairless annual with slender, ribbed stems. Found in gardens and arable fields. FLOWERS are white and borne in umbels, 2-3cm across, the secondary umbels have a ‘beard’ of long upper bracts (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are egg-shaped and ridged. LEAVES are 2-pinnate, flat and triangular in outline. STATUS-Commonest in S.