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Ligusticum canadense (Canadian licorice-root)
Brundage, Stephanie

Ligusticum canadense

Ligusticum canadense (L.) Britton

Canadian Licorice-root, American Lovage

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)


USDA Symbol: LICA16

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 6 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: AL , AR , GA , IN , KY , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

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.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-08-03
Research By: JAM

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