Taxon  Report   371    
Angelica tomentosa  S. Watson
Woolly angelica
Angelica tomentosa
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Angelica tomentosa
Angelica tomentosa
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Angelica tomentosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Angelica tomentosa
© 2004 Doreen L. Smith
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Angelica
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest

Serpentine affinity: 2.7; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Angelica tomentosa var. elata
More information about  Angelica tomentosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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