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Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh. Wild Licorice, American Licorice. Phen: Apr-Aug. Hab: Alluvial areas, moist prairies; eastwards in disturbed areas. Dist: ON west to BC, south to WI, MO, OK, TX, NM, AZ, CA, and Mexico (CHH). Described as naturalized in old fields in e. VA in Cronquist (1990), Fernald (1950), and Gleason & Cronquist (1952).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = FNA11.2, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mex, NE, NY; = n/a – Pa; > Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh var. glutinosa (Nutt.) S.Watson – C, F, G, Isely (1998); > Glycyrrhiza lepidota Pursh var. lepidota – F

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

Heliophily: 0

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