Ligusticum scoticum subsp. hultenii (Fern.) Calder & Taylor
FamilyUmbelliferae — APG family: Apiaceae
SynonymsLigusticum hultenii Fern., Angelica hultenii (Fern.) Hiroe.
Common namebeach lovage
DescriptionGlabrous; stem single, reddish-violet at base, from thick root; leaves thick, biter- nate; leaflets ovate, coarsely toothed; stem leaves reduced, with long, often violet sheaths; rays of umbel 7-11; petals white or pinkish; fruit with 3 winged ribs on back, and broad intervals.
EcologySeashores. L. scoticum described from England and Sweden. Broken line on cir- cumpolar map indicates range of subsp. scoticum.
UsesThe young stems and leaves are eaten raw or boiled by the natives.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.