A.k.a. purplestem angelica, high angelica, and masterwort. A striking, native member of the carrot family! Flowers are small, but arranged in large, showy compound umbles (flower clusters) supported by thick, purple stems. Hosts the black swallowtail butterfly! Height is variable and largely depends on available water. Tolerates standing water well.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Sandy Loam
Bloom Color: Green-White
Bloom Time: June-Sep
Root Type: Taproot
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract flies and small bees. Hosts the black swallowtail butterfly, the umbellifer borer and cow parsnip borer moths, and two species of aphid.