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Angelica triquinata Michaux. clade: [unnamed clade]. Mountain Angelica, Appalachian Angelica. Phen: Aug-Sep; Sep-Oct. Hab: Mesic forests (especially northern hardwoods, spruce-fir, high elevation red oak) at moderate to high elevations, grassy balds, brookbanks. Dist: PA south to sw. NC, se. TN, and n. GA, a Southern and Central Appalachian endemic.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Other Comments: The nectar is very attractive, but apparently strongly intoxicating, to yellow jackets and hornets; on the grassy balds of Roan Mountain one can see thousands of umbels of Angelica triquinata densely coated by lethargic bees.

Synonymy: = C, F, G, K3, K4, MC, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, Levin in FNA () (in prep); ? Angelica curtisii Buckley – S

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image of plant© Stan Gilliam | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan Cressler: Angelica triquinata, fruit, Mount Hardy Overlook, Pisgah Ridge, Blue Ridge Parkway, Haywood County, North Carolina 1 by Alan Cressler source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Joey Shaw source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Stan Gilliam | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷

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