Meadow Parsnip is commonly mistaken for mock bishops weed however, it is in the carrot family. It is not edible to humans but is a great host plant for the Black Swallowtail. They are most commonly found in the Florida panhandle. Meadow Parsnip does best in zones 9A and 9B in any pH. They grow in partial sun to partial shade in moist soil. The soil can be clay, sand and loam.