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Lyall's Angelica - Angelica arguta


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S5
* (see State Rank Reason below)

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 5

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State Rank Reason (see State Rank above)
Common throughout at least western and southcentral counties. This is our most common Angelica. Grows in a wide variety of habitats.
 
General Description
Stems erect, 50–150 cm. Herbage anise-scented, glabrate or sparsely pubescent on veins beneath. Leaves bipinnate; leaflets ovate to narrowly elliptic, 3–10 cm long, serrate, sometimes the basal few-lobed. Umbels: rays unequal, 2–8 cm long; involucre and involucel absent. Flowers white; petals 1–2 mm long. Mericarps glabrous, obovate, 4–7 mm long; lateral ribs broadly winged; dorsal ribs narrowly winged (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC, AB to CA, UT and WY (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 88

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Habitat
Meadows, wet forests, woodlands, avalanche slopes, especially in aspen groves, along streams; montane, subalpine (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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