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Taxon: Angelica archangelica L.

Genus: Angelica
Family: Apiaceae (alt. Umbelliferae) subfamily: Apioideae tribe: Selineae.
Nomen number: 3415
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:250. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 14-Jul-1993 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Jan-1996
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • angelica   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • angelique   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • garden angelica   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • wild parsnip   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • angélique vraie   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • archangélique   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Angelika   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • Brustwurz   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • Engelwurz   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • dâgil' aptečnyj   (Source: F Baltic ) – Transliterated Russian
  • angélica   (Source: Dict Gard ) – Spanish
  • hierba del Epiritu Santo   (Source: Dict Gard ) – Spanish
  • fjällkvanne   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
  • strandkvanne   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Angelica archangelica subsp. litoralis]

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Caucasus: Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia [w.]
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Czechoslovakia; Germany; Netherlands; Slovakia
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [n. & c.]
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia

  • widely naturalized elsewhere

    Eastern Asia: Korea
    Indian Subcontinent: India
    Northern Europe: Finland; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland
    Southeastern Europe: Italy
    Southwestern Europe: France
    North America




Check other web resources for Angelica archangelica L.:


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  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (27 November 2014)

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