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Ligusticum canadense (Linnaeus) Britton. Nondo, Angelico, American Lovage. Phen: Jun-Jul; Aug-Sep. Hab: Moist to dryish, nutrient-rich forests and woodlands. Dist: S. PA south to c. GA, AL, and Panhandle FL; also in s. MO and n. AR, centered in the Southern and Central Appalachians and the Ozarks-Ouachitas, but extending considerably into adjacent provinces, and even slightly into the Coastal Plain.

ID notes:A distinctive vegetative character is the straightish and toothless basal portion of each leaflet.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl7, G, K1, K3, MC, Mo2, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, WH3, WV

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Midwest: FAC

Heliophily: 5

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