Angelica atropurpurea L.
Common Name: PURPLESTEM ANGELICA
Coefficient of Conservatism: 6
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Angelica atropurpurea A. A. Reznicek

Marshes and wet shores, sedge meadows and edges of tamarack swamps, stream and river banks, wet hollows or openings in mixed forests. Especially characteristic of cold, springy, seepy habitats, either shaded or sunny.

This is probably our tallest native herbaceous plant, frequently attaining a height of 2–3 m, with hollow purple-red stems as thick as 3–4 cm.

Locations

Allegan County
Barry County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Delta County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kalkaska County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Marquette County
Midland County
Monroe County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Ontonagon County
Otsego County
Saginaw County
Schoolcraft County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wexford County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=106.