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Angelica palustris (Besser) Hoffm.

Synonym
  • Imperatoria palustris Besser
  • Ostericum palustre (Besser) Besser
  • Angelica pratensis M.Bieb. ex Besser
  • Gomphopetalum albiflorum Turcz.
  • Selinum ostericum E.H.L.Krause.
Vernacular Name
Marsh Angelica
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Occurrence: Au, †Au(A), Bu, By, Cg, Cs, Ct, Es, Ge, Hu, La, ?Lt, Mk, Mo, Rf(C, E, S), Rm, †Sk, Sr, Uk(U) (EuroMed, 2018). A biennial or a perennial plant species from the Apiaceae family. It can grow up to 1.2 meter tall. It has bipinnate leaves, meaning arranged opposite each other in rows. The leaves are ovate shaped with scalloped edges. The white combound umbrel flowers bloom from July to August and are five petalled. It has achenes as fruit. The plant is native to Europe, such as Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) and central Asia, Siberia. It prefers to grow in a wide variety of soils, from loamy, sand and clay soils and can tolerate a sunny or half shady poisition. The species epithet palustris is Latin for "of the marsh" and indicates its common habitat. The species was first described and published by Georg Franz Hoffmann in Gen. Pl. Umbell. on page 162 in 1814.
Book reference
  • Кузярін О.Т. Судинні рослини території торфовища "Білогорща” (м. Львів) // Наукові основи збереження біотичної різноманітності. - 2010. - Т.1(8), №1. - С.75-90.
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Experts
  • Alexander KUZYARIN, Dr, e-mail: kuzyarin@gmail.com

Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Plantae
Viridiplantae
Tracheophyta
Euphyllophytina
Magnoliopsida
Apiales
Apiaceae
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