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Osmorhiza longistylis

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Apiales
Familia: Apiaceae
Subfamilia: Apioideae
Tribus: Scandiceae
Genus: Osmorhiza
Species: Osmorhiza longistylis

Name

Osmorhiza longistylis (Torr.) DC.

References

* Prodr. 4:232. 1830
* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Data from 07-Oct-06]. 316767

Osmorhiza longistylis is a perennial herb of North America. It is known as aniseroot, longstyle sweetroot, American sweet cicely, licorice root, wild anise, or simply sweet cicely, a name that applies to other members of its genus Osmorhiza generally. It is a medicinal herb that was used by Native Americans. In use it should not be confused with species of poison hemlock, water hemlock, or baneberry.

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