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Ligusticum tenuifolium (Idaho licorice-root)
Smith, R.W.

Ligusticum tenuifolium

Ligusticum tenuifolium S. Watson

Idaho Licorice-root

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s): Ligusticum filicinum var. tenuifolium

USDA Symbol: LITE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


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

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.

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-01
Research By: JAM

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