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Angelica arguta

Angelica arguta Nutt.

Lyall's Angelica

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s): Angelica lyallii

USDA Symbol: ANAR3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate
Inflorescence: Umbel
Size Notes: Up to about 6 feet tall.
Fruit: Flattened, reddish.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May
Bloom Notes: White to yellowish white.

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , ID , MT , NV , OR , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 37 - Calscape (2019) California Native Plant Society
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Angelica arguta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Angelica arguta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Angelica arguta

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-11-02
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