|Osmorhiza claytoni||Parsley Family||Umbelliferae|
|May - July||common|
Description: From 1 to 3 feet tall. Leaves are divided into groups of 3 pointed and toothed segments. Flowers are small aggregate clusters sparse. Roots and stems have the taste and oder of anise or licorice. However another plant is the source of true licorice.
Location: Steam banks, moist woods
Copyright © 2001 by Jackie Milburn
site designed & created by: mtnwildflowers.com