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Angelica venenosa (J. Greenway) Fernald. clade: North American Angelica clade I. Hairy Angelica, Deadly Angelica, Woodland Angelica. Phen: May-Aug; Jul-Sep. Hab: Dry forests and woodlands, woodland borders, longleaf pine sandhills, hammocks, prairies, oak savannas. Dist: MA west to MN, south to Panhandle FL, MS, and AR.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Populations of this species in dry sandhill communities in the Fall Line Sandhills of NC and SC have a number of peculiar features: basal leaves often borne appressed against the ground, small leaflets, coarse and more equilateral toothing of the leaflets. These populations may be worthy of taxonomic recognition; they need further study.

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl7, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, MC, Mi, Mo2, NE, NY, Ok, Pa, RAB, Tat, Tn, Va, W, WH3, Levin in FNA () (in prep); = Angelica venenosa (J.Greenway) Fernald ssp. venenosa – Liao et al (2021); = Angelica villosa (Walter) Britton, Sterns, & Poggenb. – S

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