Calflora
Taxon  Report   3933    
Glycyrrhiza lepidota  Pursh
American licorice,  Lichorice, Wild licorice
Glycyrrhiza lepidota, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Glycyrrhiza
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Glycyrrhiza glutinosa
PLANTS: Glycyrrhiza lepidota var. glutinosa
More information about  Glycyrrhiza lepidota
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (GLLE3)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 06, 2020).