Glycyrrhiza lepidota - photos and description

15 cm ruler for scale

Erect branching growth habit. Flowers are yellowish-white in a dense raceme, raceme measured at 14 cm long and flower at 14 mm long. Leaves are pinnate, we counted up to 21 leaflets. Leaflets oblong, typical leaflet measured at 3 cm long and 8 mm wide. Lower stems red coloured. Stems and bottom of leaflets pubescent, top of leaflets with a few hairs.

habitat is edges of woodlands on soil with good moisture, and moist prairie.. Common.

Height listed in Budd's Flora to 100 cm. We measured plants to 73 cm tall.

These photos were taken in July 2nd, boreal forest, 450 km north east of our home in Regina, SK.