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Botanic name: Anethum graveolens
Genus Name: Anethum (A-ne-thum)
Family Name: Apiaceae (A-pia-see-ee)
Place of Origin: Mediterranean region and Northern Russia.

Dill is a weed that is part of the Apiaceae family. This family includes plants with hollow stems, called umbellifers. Other plants in this family include carrots, fennel, cilantro and parsley. Dill is a popular herb used around the world for cooking, medicine and decorative purposes.

Did you know?

The botanic name for Dill, Anethum graveolens derives from Latin words “gravis” and “oleo” meaning strong smelling.