Taxon  Report   4794    
Ligusticum apiifolium  (Nutt.) A. Gray
Celery leaved lovage,  Celeryleaf licorice root, Lovage
Ligusticum apiifolium
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Ligusticum apiifolium
© 2008 Keir Morse
Ligusticum apiifolium
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Ligusticum apiifolium, 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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Ligusticum apiifolium
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Ligusticum
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Ligusticum apiifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 20, 2019).