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Ligusticum scoticum ssp. scoticum

Ligusticum scoticum L. ssp. scoticum

Scottish Licorice-root, Scotch Lovage

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)



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

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Venation: Reticulate
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Flower: Petals 5

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: CT , MA , ME , NH , NY , RI
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-08-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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