Calflora
Taxon  Report   6004    
Osmorhiza purpurea  (J. M. Coult. & Rose) Suksd.
Purple sweet cicely,   Purple sweetroot
Osmorhiza purpurea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Apiaceae  
Genus: Osmorhiza

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Redwood Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSOsmorhiza chilensis var. purpurea
PLANTSOsmorhiza leibergii
PLANTSWashingtonia purpurea
More information about  Osmorhiza purpurea

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/16/2021).