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Osmorhiza depauperata
blunt-fruit sweet-cicely

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the northern Great Plains, Great Lakes region, and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Forest understory and edge, often where moist from low to middle elevations.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Osmorhiza depauperata Phil.
Publication: Anales Univ. Chile 85: 726. 1894.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Osmorhiza chilensis Hook. & Arn. var. cupressimontana (B. Boivin) B. Boivin
Osmorhiza obtusa (J.M. Coult. & Rose) Fernald
Washingtonia obtusa J.M. Coult. & Rose
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Osmorhiza depauperata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Osmorhiza depauperata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Osmorhiza depauperata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Osmorhiza depauperata photos.

USDA Plants: Osmorhiza depauperata information.

2 photographs:
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