Angelica venenosa (Green.) Fern. - Hairy Angelica

Angelica venenosa plant

Family - Apiaceae

Stems - No info. yet.

Angelica venenosa peduncle

Leaves - No info. yet.

Inflorescence - No info. yet.

Angelica venenosa inflorescence

Flowers - No info. yet.

Angelica venenosa flowersFlowers.

Flowering - May - July.

Habitat - Dry rocky woods, along streams, rich woods, wet prairies, shaded bluffs, swamps.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This toxic species is found in the Ozark region of Missouri. At first, it can be confused with other plants in the same family but can be distinguished by its serrate leaflets (which are hairy abaxially), mostly flat inflorescences, and hairy peduncles which support the primary rays of the inflorescences.

Photographs taken in Brown Summit, NC., 7-13-02 and at Fort Benning, GA., 7-25-05.


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