sweet fennel

Foeniculum vulgare

Foeniculum vulgare, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. It’s bloom period is May-September. This plant has known uses according to Wikipedia.

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