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Picture of Smooth sweet cicely Picture of Smooth sweet cicely
Smooth sweet cicely
Osmorhiza aristata (Thunb.) Mak. + Yabe


Plant Description:

  • Woodland plant with smooth stems, growing up to 90 cm tall
  • Leaves split into three's with pointed tips and toothed edges
  • Small, white flowers in shape of umbrellas
  • Roots can be ground up into a flour or used in a wash for newborns
  • Found at Stop 1 - on the Hiking Trail


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-Sourced from Budd's Flora of the Canadian Prairie Provinces, 1979 and
Plants of the Western Boreal Forest & Aspen Parkland, 1995.
Refer to references for full publication details.

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