Cicely or Sweet Cicely (Myrrhis odorata) is a plant belonging to the family Apiaceae, native to central Europe; it is the sole species in the genus Myrrhis. It is a tall herbaceous perennial plant, growing to 2 m tall. The leaves are finely divided, feathery, up to 50 cm long. The flowers are white, about 2-4 mm across, produced in large umbels. The seeds are slender, 15-25 mm long and 3-4 mm broad.
ANGEL OF DIGNITY; ESTHER RANTZEN Says That Hospice Founder Cicely Saunders, Who Died This Week, Was Inspired by Her Own Tragic Romantic Past
Jul 16, 2005; Byline: ESTHER RANTZEN DAME Cicely had just founded her first hospice when I met her almost 40 years ago. I was in my 20s,...