The Villous Deadly Carrot (Thapsia villosa) is a perennial poisonous herbaceous plant in the Apiaceae family.
It is found in southern Europe and north-western Africa.
It grows to 70-190 centimetres (28-75 inches) tall.
The leaves are hairy. The flowers are yellow. They develop into fruit with four wings.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, May 2019.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls