Purplestem Angelica (Angelica atropurpurea)


Angelica Atropurpurea, or more commonly know as Purplestem Angelica, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Angelica. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Angelica Atropurpurea or Purplestem Angelica's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Angelica
  • Family: Apiaceae
  • Order: Apiales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: MD (E X) RI (E) TN (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: MD (great angelica) RI (large angelica) TN (great angelica)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(OBL)

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