Taxon  Report   6001    
Osmorhiza chilensis  Hook. & Arn.  
(no longer an active name)
Mountain sweet cicely,  Mountain sweetcicely, Western sweet cicely
Osmorhiza chilensis
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Osmorhiza chilensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Osmorhiza
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
ICPN + PLANTS accepted name:
Osmorhiza berteroi

NOTE: Osmorhiza chilensis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Osmorhiza chilensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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: Dec 15, 2018).