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Ligusticum filicinum (Fernleaf licorice-root)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Ligusticum filicinum

Ligusticum filicinum S. Watson

Fernleaf Licorice-root

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The genus name, Ligusticum, is named after the Italian city of Liguria.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 40 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: CO , ID , MT , OR , UT , WY

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 15 - The American Southwest (1994) John Crossley

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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