Osmorhiza claytonii

Common Name
sweet cicely

Family
Apiaceae

Habitat
deep shade in rich woods

Observed Blooming
late April, 2020
early May, 2019
early to late April, 2017
early April to early May, 2016
late April to mid May, 2015
late April to mid May, 2014
late April to mid May, 2013
early April, 2012

Conservation
no issues

Note
O. claytonii is easily confused with O. longistylis. The easiest way to tell them apart is to count the number of individual flowers in each umbellet; the former usually has 8 or fewer flowers, while the latter has at least 8 and up to 18.

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