Generic article

Anthriscus sylvestris (L.) Hoffm.

Wild chervil

source: Rasbak, Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Rasbak, Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)


GrinTax Anthriscus sylvestris (L.) Hoffm.
The Plant list Anthriscus sylvestris (L.) Hoffm.
English name Wild chervil

Crop relationship
Chervil same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe largest part of Europe
Asia parts of Asia
Africa N- and E-Africa
North-America -
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, February 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.ufzjx7
Distribution data GBIF, February 2017. doi:10.15468/dl.ufzjx7

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information