Angelica

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Angelica
COMMON NAME(S): Angelica
SYNONYM(S):
FAMILY: APIACEAE (UMBELLIFERAE) - Carrot family
ORIGIN: Northern Hemisphere, about 50 spp.
HABITAT: Wet meadows and woods
RANGE:
TYPE:
HEIGHT: Often to 6'
CHARACTERISTICS: Taproot
LEAVES: Alternate, feather-like, with 3 to many segments, the leaflets broad, toothed or lobed along margin, the leaf stems sheathing the stem
FLOWERS: Small, greenish-white to white, sometimes tinged pink, borne in large assemblages of umbrella-like clusters
FLOWERING SEASON: Summer, fall
FRUITS: Round, flattened, with winged segments, splitting at maturity

 

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