Sweet Cicely

Stephen J Bungard sbungard at zenecabp.demon.co.uk
Wed Jan 18 18:22:14 EST 1995


In article <3fepkq$sce at grivel.une.edu.au>
           mwitchar at metz.une.edu.au "Martin Witchard" writes:

> I am living in Australia and seeking Sweet Cicely plants/seedlings. This is not
> a request, more an observation. I have asked at all the major and specialist
> nurseries I know and they have no source for this plant. And yet, opening most
> books dealing with herbs, Sweet Cicely (Myrrhis odorata) is mentioned. The
> climate I live in would be ideal for this plant. Is this herb more common
> outside Australia? Could people comment on this?                       

It grows in great profusion along the River Tees in N E England.  Indeed, it
is quite a common native plant in northern England and southern
Scotland (though I also know it on the Isle of Skye).  Not sure 
this really helps you much. I enjoy sucking the fruits when 
walking or adding them to fruit salads - they taste of aniseed.

Regards,

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