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Kneeling Angelica
Angelica genuflexa
About Kneeling Angelica (Angelica genuflexa) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Angelica genuflexa is a species of angelica known as kneeling angelica. It is native to northwestern North America from Alaska to northern California, where it grows in moist areas in coniferous forests such as streambanks. This is a taprooted perennial herb producing an erect, hollow stem to heights between 1 and 2 meters. The leaves are up to 80 centimeters long and are made up of many dissected, toothed leaflets, each up to 10 centimeters long. The flower cluster is a compound umbel of up to 50 rays bearing clusters of small flowers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

3.3 - 7 ft tall

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 2 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Full Sun, Part Shade

Sunset Zones
Sunset Zones?
4*, 5*, 6*, 17*

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Streambanks, wet places in

Annual Precipitation: 39.4" - 70.3", Summer Precipitation: 0.70" - 2.29", Coldest Month: 40.4" - 47.0", Hottest Month: 58.2" - 62.5", Humidity: 0.10" - 12.73", Elevation: 21" - 4646"

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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