Sweet fennel

Title Info
Common name Fennel, sweet
Scientific name Foeniculum vulgare
Taxonomic group Apiaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants
Food plants Vegetables
Keywords Umbelliferae

Sweet fennel. This type of fennel is used as a vegetable, either cooked or raw. The swollen leaf bases taste of anise. Originally from the Mediterranean or possibly the Azore Islands.