Angelica genuflexa Nutt.
FamilyUmbelliferae — APG family: Apiaceae
DescriptionStem stout, hollow, glabrous, often purple, more than 1 meter tall, from septate, tuberous caudex; leaves ternate, pinnate to bipinnate, the upper leaves (beyond the basal pair of leaflets) geniculate and reflexed; leaflets broadly ovate to obovate, sharply serrate, pubescent on veins and in the margin; inflorescence densely pu- berulent, with numerous rays; petals white to pinkish; fruit rounded, the lateral ribs broadly winged, the dorsal narrowly winged.
EcologySwamps, along streams.
Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of subsp. refracta (F. Schm.) Hiroe (A. refracta F. Schm.).
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.