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5a. Ostericum sieboldii var. sieboldii

山芹(原变种) shan qin (yuan bian zhong)

Peucedanum sieboldii Miquel, Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 3: 63. 1867; Angelica miqueliana Maximowicz; A. urticifoliata H. Wolff; Ostericum miquelianum (Maximowicz) Kitagawa; O. sieboldii var. microphyllum Y. C. Ma; Peucedanum miquelianum (Maximowicz) H. Wolff.

Leaflets short-petiolulate, ovate, 5–12 × 3–6 cm, base oblique cordate. n = 11*.

Forests, ravines, grassy slopes; 600–1200 m. Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Mongol, Shandong [Japan, Korea, Russia].

The young plants are eaten as a spring vegetable, and the roots have reputed medicinal value as a regional substitute for the traditional Chinese medicine “du huo” (see Angelica biserrata).


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