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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Glycyrrhiza||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
Habit: Plant +- glabrous or finely hairy, +- glandular or not. Leaf: leaflets 9--13, widely ovate or elliptic. Inflorescence: open. Flower: corolla 9--11 mm, +- blue to purple. Fruit: 12--30 mm, narrowly oblong. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Sporadic. Disturbed areas; Elevation: especially < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: ScV, SCo; Distribution Outside California: occasionally United States; native to Eurasia. Flowering Time: May--Sep Note: Licorice of commerce from roots.
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Duane Isely
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Glycyrrhiza
Next taxon: Glycyrrhiza lepidota
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Duane Isely 2016. Glycyrrhiza glabra, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=27116, accessed on July 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 24, 2016.