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A picture of a Ammi


Ammi spp.

Ammi Visnaga (289632722) by Dwight Sipler (CC BY 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size





  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Ammi Overview

Ammi is a small genus with around 6 summer-flowering, herbaceous, annual or biennial plants is in the carrot family. It includes species with common names such as the toothpick plant, bullwort and Bishop’s weed. It originates from North Africa, Asia and Europe but many species can be found worldwide due to introduction by humans. As cultivated garden plants, they have attractive umbels of greenish-white flowers above finely toothed fern-like leaves.

Special features of Ammi

Attractive flowers


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