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Apr 10, 2018 11:55 AM CST
Ankara, Turkey (Zone 7a)
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This plant has come out in my yard this spring. I don't think I had ever seen it in my garden before. It looks like poison hemlock, but I am not sure since it doesn't have any purple spots on its stems. Any ideas on what it could be? And do you think I should keep it?

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Apr 10, 2018 12:46 PM CST
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX (Zone 9a)
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Maybe Queen Anne's Lace.
Apr 10, 2018 1:03 PM CST
Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Poison Hemlock has purple markings on the stems; sometimes faint and sometimes very visible. For comparison: Poison Hemlock (Conium maculatum)

Queen Anne's Lace has no purple stem markings. For comparison: Queen Anne's Lace (Daucus carota)
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Apr 10, 2018 1:20 PM CST
Name: Sue
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I don't know what it is, these umbelliferous plants can be hard to identify, other than that it isn't Queen Anne's Lace because there are no bracts under the flower heads.
Apr 10, 2018 1:33 PM CST
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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The OP lives in Turkey. Might it be one of the plants we call sweet cicely? Myrrhis odorata
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Apr 10, 2018 1:37 PM CST
Name: Janine
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Do the bruised leaves have any particular odor?
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Apr 10, 2018 1:59 PM CST
Ankara, Turkey (Zone 7a)
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I just crushed and smelled a couple of leaves. The smell is a bit sharp but not so bad. It resembles the scent of fresh cut grass.
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Apr 13, 2018 8:07 AM CST
Ankara, Turkey (Zone 7a)
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Here are a few other photos of the plant. Any thoughts?

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