Wildflowers - American Licorice

American Licorice, Wild Licorice - Glycyrrhiza lepidota

American Licorice, Wild Licorice - Glycyrrhiza lepidota

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
Early settlers recognized American Licorice as being similar to European Licorice (G. glabra). The plant was widely used by American Indians for food and medicine.

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