Taxon  Report   6001 
Osmorhiza chilensis  Hook. & Arn.  (not an active name; please see Osmorhiza berteroi)
Mountain sweet cicely,  Mountain sweetcicely, Western sweet cicely
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Osmorhiza chilensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Osmorhiza chilensis
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Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Osmorhiza
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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Name Status:
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Osmorhiza berteroi
NOTE: Osmorhiza chilensis is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Osmorhiza chilensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 21, 2018).

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