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Brewer's Ange
Angelica breweri

About Brewer's Ange (Angelica breweri) Angelica breweri is a species of angelica known as Brewer's angelica. It is native to the high mountain ranges of eastern California and just into western Nevada, where it is a resident of coniferous forests. This is a taprooted perennial herb producing an erect, hollow, hairy stem to heights between 1 and 2 meters. The large leaves are composed of many highly dissected leaflets, each up to 10 centimeters long. The inflorescence is a compound umbel with up to 50 long rays holding clusters of hairy white flowers. The base of each pedicel has a thick webbing. The fruit is a pair of ribbed bodies, each containing a seed.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Flower Color

Native Status

Natural Setting
Elevation ?
1823' - 8669'

Annual Precip. ?
14.3" - 97.4"

Summer Precip. ?
0.82" - 3.99"

Coldest Month ?
26.6° F - 48.2° F

Hottest Month ?
50.0° F - 71.1° F

Humidity ?
0.75 vpd - 21.09 vpd

Landscaping Information
Nursery Availability
Never or Almost Never Available

Other Names
Common Names
Brewer's Angelica

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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