Scientific NameAngelica venenosa
Synonyms (former Scientific Names):
Hairy angelica is a perennial herb. It is usually slender and can reach 10dm in height.
Leaves are elliptic to oblong in shape. They range in size from 3 to 5.5cm long and 1.5-2.5cm wide. Leaf edges are serrated.
Hairy angelica develops from a taproot. Has a smooth stem.
Flower Seed Head
Flowers are white, pink or green. Corollas are sometimes irregular.
Fruits are oblong and cordate at the base. They are normally in the range of 4-7mm long.
Hairy angelica is commonly found in dry woods, roadsides, and old fields.
upright and nonwoody
Thorns or Spines
Dominant Flower Color
shorter than leaf
Stem Cross Section
round or oval