Ammi or Lesser Bishop's Weed or Tooth-pick plant or Spanish carrot or Bullwort Apiaceae:
Plants grow about three feet tall with greenish-white colored flower heads like large carrot flowers. Used for cutting material, it is slightly aromatic and very bitter tasting. Flower clusters have flattened tops and are round in shape; they resemble Queen Anne's lace, and are 6 inches across. The fine feathery pinnate foliage is nice filler for cut flower bouquets. Makes a great fresh cut flower and is useful as a border subject too. Plants grow 36-48 inches tall and should be spaced from 12 to 15 inches apart. Grow in full sun. The dried branches of the flower heads have been used as toothpicks. The drug khella is derived from this species.
Germination in 10 to 17 days at 65 to 75F. Ammi visnaga is native to the Mediterranean region. Can be direct sown were wanted or started in pots and transplanted out after a few weeks of growth.