Osmorhiza berteroi DC.
Family: Apiaceae
Chilean sweet cicely, tapering sweet-root
[Osmorhiza chilensis Hook. & Arn.,  more...]
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Osmorhiza berteroi image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Etymology: Osmorhiza: from the Greek osme, "odor," and rhiza, "root," meaning "odorous root," in reference to the fragrance of the crushed root
Plants: erect, perennial, 16"-32" tall forb; roots thickened
Leaves: toothed or lobed, 2 times pinnately-divided; lower leaves stalked, upper stalkless
Flowers: white to green, 5-parted, mature style shorter than the petals and curving outward; inflorescence a compound umbel with 3-6 stalked, few-flowered, bractless umbellets from the top and sides of the stem
Fruits: dry, slightly flattened and narrowing towards the top with a broad, beak-like tip, splitting into 2 seeds fruit drawing
Habitat: moist; cool forests
Conservation Status: Special Concern
Osmorhiza berteroi image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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