|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Apiales||Includes carrots, celery, parsley, and ivy|
|Family||Apiaceae||Carrot or parsley family, also includes angelica, anise, caraway, celery, chervil, cicely, coriander/cilantro, cumin, dill, fennel, hemlock, lovage, Queen Anne’s Lace, parsnip|
|Species||pachycarpa||“Thick fruit,” from Greek pachys, “thick, stout” and karpos, “fruit”|
About plant names...
Angelica is a native of Spain and western Portugal, now naturalized in New Zealand,
and not found in the wild in North America.
Identification: Plants form neat mounds about
3' (91 cm) around. Sometimes described as a biennial or as a “short-lived perennial,” other
sources describe it as perennial. Leaves are jade green and glossy, closely connected to their
Flowers are large, tight umbels 4-8" (10-20 cm) across. Fruits up to ⅜" (1.2 cm) long
are brown with lighter colored wings.
Angelica pachycarpa on Wikipedia
Angelica pachycarpa at the Fine Gardening Plant Guide
Angelica pachycarpa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.
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9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 11 × 9" (27 × 23 cm)
Range: Zones 8a-11:
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