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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Angelica triquinata

Filmy Angelica, Mountain Angelica, Appalachian Angelica

Scientific Name:

Angelica triquinata

Genus:

Angelica

Species Epithet:

triquinata

Common Name:

Filmy Angelica, Mountain Angelica, Appalachian Angelica

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

3-6 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

August, September

Growing Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Mesic forests at moderate to high elevations, grassy balds, brookbanks.  In NC, fairly common to common in the higher elevations, less numerous down to mid-elevations.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S4: Apparently secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

Compound, alternate leaves

NC mountains

Bettina Darveaux

Emerging umbel

NC mountains

Bettina Darveaux

NC mountains

Bettina Darveaux

Close-up of inflorescence

NC mountains

Bettina Darveaux

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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