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Angelica archangelica

Common Name(s):
Angelica
Categories:
Edible Plants, Herbs
Comment:

Biennial edible herb from the Apiaceae family.  Roots are long and spindle-shaped, thick and fleshy.  Stems are fluted and can reach up to 5 feet tall.  Leaves are bright green and divided into many leaflets which are finely toothed or serrated.  They clasp the base of the plant with somewhat purplish bases.  The flowers are small yellowish-white, numerous and grouped into umbles.  Tnhey bloom in the summer and then produce oblong fruits with a plesant scent.  Angelica prefers damp loamy soil and partially shady locations.  The leaves and stems are edible and this plant is also used for craft purposes.

Light:
Partial shade
Height:
2-3 ft.
Space:
3 ft.
Hardiness:
Biennial
Propagation:
Grow from seed
Edibility:
Use stems in salads, or raw; leaves in soups, stews, and teas.
Tags:
herb, shade tolerant, umble flowers, green flowers, bright green, edible, partial shade

NCCES plant id: 386

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Lyndon Gardening, CC BY - 2.0
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Vilseskogen, CC BY-NC-2.0
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Tim Waters, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
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