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Osmorhiza

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Apiales
Familia: Apiaceae
Subfamilia: Apioideae
Tribus: Scandiceae
Genus: Osmorhiza
Species: O. aristata - O. berteroi - O. claytonii - O. longistylis - O. mexicana - O. occidentalis

Name

Osmorhiza Raf.

Vernacular names
Internationalization
English: American sweet cicely or sweetroot

Osmorhiza is a genus perennial herbs, known generally as Sweet Cicely or Sweetroot. Most species are native to North America, but some grow in South America and Asia. Some species are used for medicinal purposes, but have dangerous lookalikes. The seeds of this plant have barbs on the end allowing them to stick to clothing, fur, or feathers.

Species

* O. aristata
* O. berteroi (Tapering Sweetroot, Mountain Sweet Cicely)
* O. brachypoda (California Sweet Cicely)
* O. chilensis (Mountain Sweetroot)
* O. claytonii (Clayton's Sweetroot, Sweet Cicely)
* O. depauperata (Bluntseed Sweetroot)
* O. glabrata
* O. longistylis (American Sweet Cicely, Sweet Cicely, White Cicely, Longstyle Sweetroot, Aniseroot, Licorice Root, or Wild Anise)
* O. mexicana (Mexican Sweet Cicely)
* O. occidentalis (Western Sweetroot)
* O. purpurea (Purple Sweetroot)

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