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Ligusticum verticillatum

Ligusticum verticillatum (Hook.) J.M. Coult. & Rose ex Rose

Northern Licorice-root, Northern Licorice Root, Idaho Wild Lovage, Idaho Lovage

Apiaceae (Carrot family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LIVE

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 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: ID , MT
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Moist forest openings, meadows and grassy slopes, streambanks.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW
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 65 - Montana Field Guides - Plants (2020) State of Montana
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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