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Poison Angelica
Angelica lineariloba
About Poison Angelica (Angelica lineariloba) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Angelica lineariloba is a species of angelica known as poison angelica. It is native to the Sierra Nevada and nearby slopes and flats in California and western Nevada. This is a taprooted perennial herb producing an erect, hollow stem up to about 1.5 meters tall. The large leaves are made up of many highly dissected leaflets which are linear to threadlike in shape. The flower cluster is a compound umbel with up to 40 rays holding clusters of small white to cream flowers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

5 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
White, Cream

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 1 confirmed , 3 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Full Sun, Part Shade


Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Rocky open slopes

Annual Precipitation: 6.5" - 57.0", Summer Precipitation: 0.36" - 4.44", Coldest Month: 22.4" - 53.9", Hottest Month: 43.0" - 77.3", Humidity: 1.20" - 24.01", Elevation: 1197" - 11263"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Sierra Angelica

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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