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Cicely
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Scientific classification
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Genus:
Myrrhis
Species:
M. odorata
Binomial name
Myrrhis odorata
(L.) Scop.
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Myrrhis odorata

Cicely (Myrrhis odorata), also called sweet cicely, is a plant in the family Apiaceae. It is a tall perennial plant, growing to 2 meters tall. The leaves are divided. The flowers are white. The seeds are slender.

Uses

Cicely leaves are sometimes used as a herb, with a strong taste of anise.

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