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Ligusticum canbyi

Ligusticum canbyi (J.M. Coult. & Rose) J.M. Coult. & Rose

Canby's Licorice-root, Canby's Licorice Root, Canby's Wild Lovage

Apiaceae (Carrot family)

Synonym(s): Ligusticum caeruleimontanum, Ligusticum leibergii

USDA Symbol: LICA2

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug


USA: ID , MT , OR , WA , WY
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Wet to somewhat dry soil, meadows, creek banks, forest openings, subalpine and alpine zones.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC FAC
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 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-02-15
Research By: CBR

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