West Highland Flora

Angelica


Angelica sylvestris

 

Angelica sylvestris

Photo Carl Farmer
1 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye

Common on roadsides, woodland edge, burnsides, cliff ledges.

Individual flowers c 2 mm across.

ID: Leaves with toothed leaflets, larger leaves doubly pinnate (see bottom left pic).  Uppermost leaves consist mostly of a large sheath, with a small pinnate leaf-blade on the end  Hogweed also has large leaf sheath but completely different leaves.

Other features: Lower bracts nil, or few and soon falling, upper bracts very narrow.

 

Angelica sylvestris

Photo Carl Farmer
1 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye
 

  Angelica sylvestris

Photo Carl Farmer
1 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye
 

Upper leaves are more sheath than leaf   Lower leaves have huge sheaths, up to 5 cm
     
     
Angelica sylvestris

Photo Carl Farmer
1 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye
 

  Angelica sylvestris

Photo Carl Farmer
1 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye

 

Lower leaf    

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