Osmorhiza longistylis – Aniseroot

Aniseroot (Osmorhiza longistylis) is an edible plant that tastes and smells like licorice. Aniseroot has a smooth purple stem and small hairs on its leaves. Being in the carrot family, it is imperative to differentiate aniseroot from poison hemlock. Poison hemlock lacks hairs on its leaves, has purple splotches on its stem, and has a […]