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Ligusticum canadense - (L.)Britton.

Common Name Canadian Licorice Root
Family Apiaceae or Umbelliferae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range N. America
Edibility Rating    (2 of 5)
Other Uses    (0 of 5)
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating    (1 of 5)
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Ligusticum canadense Canadian Licorice Root


William S. Justice @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database
Ligusticum canadense Canadian Licorice Root
USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 2: 647.

 

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

 
Ligusticum canadense is a . The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs).
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

Leaves and young stems - cooked[257]. The young leaves have been boiled and used as greens[257]. They are often cooked with the leaves of ramps (Allium tricoccum)[257]. The leaves can be dried for later use[257].

Medicinal Uses

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The root has been chewed in the treatment of any stomach disorders[257].

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

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Found In

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Weed Potential

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Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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