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Key to Angelica

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(For a list of species in Angelica, use the above link.)

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1. Leaf 2–3-ternate-pinnately dissected, segments linear or linear-oblong, entire, 2–10 cm ..... A. lineariloba

1' Leaf 1–3-pinnate or -ternate-pinnate, leaflets lanceolate to widely ovate, generally serrate to dentate or irregularly cut (entire), 1–15 cm

2. Bractlets conspicuous, 5–15 mm; rays, pedicels not webbed at base

3. leaflets generally sharply reflexed; fruit compressed, ovate to round, 3–4 mm, ribs on back much narrower than marginal, thin ..... A. genuflexa

3' leaflets not reflexed; fruit cylindric, ± oblong, 4–9 mm, ribs ± equal, widely, thickly corky-winged ..... A. lucida

2' Bractlets generally 0 or inconspicuous; rays, pedicels webbed at base

4. Basal leaves 1-ternate-pinnate

5. Rays ± equal, spreading-ascending to reflexed ..... A. callii

5' Rays unequal, ascending

6. Leaf oblong; leaflets entire to sparsely serrate; rays 7–14; ovary minutely bristly; fruit oblong, 4–5 mm ..... A. kingii

6' Leaf triangular-ovate; leaflets sharply serrate; rays 15–50; ovary glabrous to minutely hairy; fruit oblong to ovate, 6–7 mm ..... A. californica

4' Basal leaves 2–3-ternate-pinnate

7. Plant glaucous ..... A. tomentosa

7' Plant bright green, at least adaxially on leaves

8. Plant coastal; leaf thick, abaxially generally white-tomentose ..... A. hendersonii

8' Plant not coastal; leaf thin, green, both sides generally glabrous

9. Umbels tomentose; 2° umbels head-like, pedicels reduced to a disk ..... A. capitellata

9' Umbels glabrous to short-hairy, but not tomentose; 2° umbels ± open, pedicels webbed at base, not reduced to a disk

10. Petals, ovary glabrous ..... A. arguta

10' Petals, ovary hairy ..... A. breweri


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