Ligusticum canadense

ClassificationDicots
FamilyApiaceae
Family (Traditional)Apiaceae
GenusLigusticum
SpeciesLigusticum canadense (L.) Britton
Common NameCanadian licorice-root
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate; Simple/Compound: Compound; Leaf Complexity: Bi1 ; Biternate ; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 7.6
C value 8
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Calloway (KY), Graves (KY), Hardin (KY), Laurel (KY), McCreary (KY), Marshall (KY), Pulaski (KY), Russell (KY), Whitley (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carroll (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Cocke (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Greene (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Henderson (TN), Johnson (TN), Knox (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Maury (TN), Monroe (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Perry (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Rhea (TN), Scott (TN), Sequatchie (TN), Sevier (TN), Shelby (TN), Unicoi (TN), Van Buren (TN), Washington (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, BOON, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, MTSU, SWMT, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1941 - 2016

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100211257 Hardin Kentucky 10 Jun 1978 Ray Cranfill
981
EKY
Ligusticum canadense
31234100211323 Franklin Tennessee 01 Jul 1987 Ronald L. Jones
5003
EKY
Ligusticum canadense
31234100211315 Franklin Tennessee 04 Jun 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4841
EKY
Ligusticum canadense
31234100211273 Marshall Kentucky 21 Jun 1972 Raymond Athey
1874
EKY
Ligusticum canadense
31234100746831 McCreary Kentucky 03 Sep 2008 Tara R. Littlefield
2008-056
EKY
Ligusticum canadense
31234100746682 Pulaski Kentucky 28 Aug 2008 Tara R. Littlefield
2008-059
EKY
Ligusticum canadense
31234100211265 Hardin Kentucky 10 Jun 1978 Ray Cranfill
981
EKY
Ligusticum canadense
BEREA001845 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Ligusticum canadense
BEREA001844 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Ligusticum canadense
N/A Johnson Tennessee 17 Aug 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162411 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162394 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162447 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162418 Henderson Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
31234100211307 Cumberland Tennessee 11 Jun 1987 Ronald L. Jones
4902
EKY
Ligusticum canadense
31234100211281 Laurel Kentucky 13 Jul 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-421
EKY
Ligusticum canadense
ETSU006940 Carter Tennessee Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ligusticum canadense
N/A Carter Tennessee 16 Jul 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ligusticum canadense
ETSU006939 Carter Tennessee 11 Aug 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ligusticum canadense
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 27 Aug 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162439 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162408 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162436 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162429 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162432 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162420 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162443 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162398 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162456 Russell Kentucky
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162400 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162434 Overton Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162422 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162428 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162444 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162446 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162412 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162435 Putnam Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162450 Washington Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162421 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162440 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162441 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162414 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162445 Sequatchie Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162449 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162399 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162433 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162438 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162437 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162405 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162404 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162397 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162430 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162413 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162401 Carroll Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162455 Marshall Kentucky
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162409 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162424 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162415 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162426 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162416 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162396 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162423 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162419 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162427 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162448 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162395 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162403 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162431 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162407 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT021503 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT021505 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT021499 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT021500 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT021504 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162417 Grundy Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162425 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162442 Scott Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162451 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162406 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0162402 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT021495 Davidson Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT021497 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT021496 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0077504 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0063058 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0029723 Carroll Tennessee
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0077503 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0029724 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0063057 Graves Kentucky 10 Jul 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
011011 Van Buren Tennessee 19 Jun 2001 Chris A. Fleming
FCF-835
BOON
Ligusticum canadense
011012 Hamilton Tennessee 31 May 2006 S. Huskins
315
BOON
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0078727 Morgan Tennessee
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0029716 Polk Tennessee
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0076434 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0070388 Whitley Kentucky
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0055072 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0029721 Greene Tennessee
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0063056 Graves Kentucky 10 Jul 1972 Raymond Athey
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0072104 Grundy Tennessee
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0077505 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
HTTU029303 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Ligusticum canadense
HTTU001683 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Ligusticum canadense
HTTU001682 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Ligusticum canadense
HTTU008332 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0029722 Greene Tennessee
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
APSC0086636 McCreary Kentucky
APSC
Ligusticum canadense
HTTU029352 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Ligusticum canadense
HTTU008331 Scott Tennessee
HTTU
Ligusticum canadense
MTSU023373 Perry Tennessee
MTSU
Ligusticum canadense
MTSU023372 Tennessee
MTSU
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT040310 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT039025 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
SWMT04994 Shelby Tennessee 11 May 1941 H. Quenichet
SWMT
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0243867 Van Buren Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
TENN-V-0243868 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT033598 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
UCHT033597 Bradley Tennessee
UCHT
Ligusticum canadense
UOS00332 Franklin Tennessee 15 Jul 1996 Landon E. McKinney
UOS
Ligusticum canadense
UOS00333 Van Buren Tennessee 24 May 2001 Chris A. Fleming
UOS
Ligusticum canadense
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