Angelica grayi

(Gray’s Angelica)

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Angelica grayi, Mayflower Gulch, Summit Co. 1241/1252

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Angelica grayi, Mayflower Gulch, Summit Co. 8268

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Angelica grayi, Loveland Pass, Clear Creek Co. 1793

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Angelica grayi, Gold Dust Trail, Park Co. 6843

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Angelica grayi, Lake Emma, Park Co. 1442

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Angelica grayi, Crystal Lakes, Summit Co. 1683

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Angelica grayi, Crystal Lakes, Summit Co. 1152

Scientific Name Angelica grayi USDA PLANTS Symbol ANGR3
Common Name Gray's Angelica ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 29443
Family Apiaceae (Parsley) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Montane to alpine (9800 to 13500 ft.); meadows, woodlands, talus slopes.
Plant: Perennial 8 to 24 inches tall with stout, grooved stem.
Leaves: Compound stem leaves, pinnately, bipinnately or ternate-pinnately-divided; lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate or elliptic leaflets 3/8 to 2 inches long with toothed edges and prominent veins.
Inflorescence: Large flat-topped umbel of smaller umbels, each with many tiny yellow or whitish flowers with green centers and protruding stamens.
Bloom Period: June to August.
References: "Flora of Colorado" by Jennifer Ackerfield, "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel, and American Southwest.
BONAP Distribution Map

Colorado Status:
Native

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