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Seaside Angelica Angelica hendersonii


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Seaside Angelica
credit: Eric in SF/CCSA

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Alternate name: Henderson's Angelica

Family: Apiaceae, Carrot view all from this family

Description Native perennial. Branching, erect, 3-6 ft height. Leaf: pinnate, with rounded toothed leaflets, white and woolly underneath, 4 inches long. Flower: Fuzzy white clusters on thick rays form a wooly umbel white umbel 3-4" across. Fruit: paired bodies 1/4-1/2 inch long each containing a seed.

Blooms June to November.

Also known as Henderson's angelica.

Habitat Coastal habitats such as sage scrub, sea cliffs and sand dunes.

Range West coast of US.: Washington, Oregon, and Nevada.