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Great Angelica
Angelica atropurpurea

Great Angelica (Angelica atropurpurea) Other common names: Dark Purple Alexanders, Purple-stemmed Angelica

Other scientific names: Angelica triquinata, Archangelica atropurpurea

French names: Angélique noire-pourprée

Family: Parsley Family (Apiaceae)

Flowers: Summer;  Green/Brown;  5 parts (petals)

Leaves: Compound

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Books: Newcomb's Wildflower Guide: 222   

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: atropurpurea: dark purple

Photographs: 120 photographs available, of which 6 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Great Angelica (Angelica atropurpurea) flowers

Great Angelica flower head. The flowers are green.

Great Angelica (Angelica atropurpurea) flower buds

Flower buds.

Great Angelica (Angelica atropurpurea) plant

A Great Angelica plant with the large flower heads at the top.

Great Angelica (Angelica atropurpurea) plant

Great Angelica (Angelica atropurpurea) stem

Great Angelica stem. Note the purple colour and sheath.

Great Angelica (Angelica atropurpurea) leaves

The large compound leaves of Great Angelica.

Range map for Great Angelica (Angelica atropurpurea)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)