University of Florida

Plant Identification Learning Module:
Vegetables

Parsley (Petroselinum crispum)

Parsley is a low growing herb with dark green, flat or curly foliage that has a soft, delicate texture. Parsley plants grow in rounded clumps 1–3 feet tall. Leaves, which arise from a central crown, are borne on very slender, green stems. Seeds are similar to carrot.