Wild Parsnip, Blue Parsnip
Annual or biennial forb to 1m tall. Leaves mostly at the base of the plant, 2-5cm long overall, 30-50mm wide overall. Leaves lobed to dissected, the segments flat to linear, glaucous, or hairless to sparsely hairy. Flowers blue to violet, turning white, with 5 petals, in almost spherical many flowered umbels at the tops of the stems. Family Apiaceae in NSW and SA.
Differs from Trachymene cyanopetala in that the flower groups have 50 or more flowers.
Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 544