Taxon  Report   370    
Angelica lucida  L.
Seacoast angelica,  Wild celery
Angelica lucida
© 2013 Dana York
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Angelica lucida
© 2013 Dana York
Angelica lucida
© 2013 Dana York
Angelica lucida, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Angelica lucida
© 2016 John Doyen
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Angelica
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Coastal Strand, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Coelopleurum actaeifolium
PLANTS: Coelopleurum gmelinii
PLANTS: Coelopleurum lucidum ssp. gmelinii
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More information about  Angelica lucida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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website references from Google

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).