Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Magnoliopsida > Order: Apiales > Family: Apiaceae > Genus: Angelica > Species: Angelica palustris

Angelica palustris (Besser) Hoffm.

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Data Deficient (IUCN)
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 114 are designated for this species
Most preferred habitats
  • grassland
  • wetlands
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
Natura 2000 species code 1617


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2013-2018 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
DE2649301 Germany Beesenberg Map
DE2848302 Germany Eulenberge Map
DE3444304 Germany Heimsche Heide Map
DE3444305 Germany Rhinslake bei Rohrbeck Map
DE4338302 Germany Wiesen und Quellbusch bei Radegast Map
DE4538301 Germany Engelwurzwiese bei Zwintschöna Map
DE4738301 Germany Engelwurzwiese östlich Bad Dürrenberg Map
EE0040305 Estonia Kabli Map
EE0040351 Estonia Luitemaa Map
EE0080313 Estonia Ropka-Ihaste Map
LV0301700 Latvia Piejura Map
LV0509100 Latvia Randu plavas Map
PLC140001 Poland Puszcza Kampinoska Map
SKCHVU016 Slovakia Zahorske Pomoravie Map
HUHN20026 Hungary Nyírábrányi Káposztás-lapos Map
PLH300009 Poland Ostoja Nadwarciańska Map
DE4832304 Germany Haßlebener Ried - Alperstedter Ried Map
EE0040313 Estonia Kihnu Map
HUHN20042 Hungary Napkori legelő Map
ROSCI0242 Romania Tinovul Apa Roșie Map
CZ0712186 Czech Republic Hrdibořické rybníky Map
PLH040007 Poland Jezioro Gopło Map
EE0040356 Estonia Sõmeri Map
PLH060042 Poland Łąki nad Szyszłą Map
PLH040012 Poland Nieszawska Dolina Wisły Map
DE2749301 Germany Uckerseewiesen und Trockenhänge Map
PLH040023 Poland Doliny Brdy i Stążki w Borach Tucholskich Map
EE0040363 Estonia Tõstamaa Map
DE2949303 Germany Sernitz-Niederung und Trockenrasen Map
PLH280001 Poland Dolina Drwęcy Map
ROSCI0093 Romania Insulele Stepice Șura Mică - Slimnic Map
PLH060031 Poland Uroczyska Lasów Janowskich Map
DE2551373 Germany Kiesbergwiesen bei Bergholz (südlich Löcknitz) Map
ROSCI0007 Romania Bazinul Ciucului de Jos Map
HUHN20124 Hungary Daru-rét Map
ROSCI0019 Romania Călimani - Gurghiu Map
PLH300010 Poland Ostoja Wielkopolska Map
EE0040207 Estonia Karuse-Linnuse Map
HUHN20038 Hungary Újtanyai lápok Map
EE0010129 Estonia Pakri Map
PLH060023 Poland Torfowiska Chełmskie Map
EE0040348 Estonia Rannaniidu Map
EE0040312 Estonia Kastna Map
LV0524600 Latvia Jaunciems Map
PLH300004 Poland Dolina Noteci Map
HUHN20028 Hungary Csohos-tó Map
HUHN20029 Hungary Létavértesi Falu-rét Map
PLH200008 Poland Dolina Biebrzy Map
PLH100015 Poland Dolina Rawki Map
PLH260003 Poland Ostoja Nidziańska Map
PLH060040 Poland Dolina Łętowni Map
EE0040486 Estonia Väikese väina Map
PLH140011 Poland Ostoja Nadbużańska Map
PLH060025 Poland Dolina Sieniochy Map
PLH040003 Poland Solecka Dolina Wisły Map
EE0040323 Estonia Lao Map
HUHN20037 Hungary Bátorligeti-láp Map
HUHN20040 Hungary Apagyi Albert-tó Map
PLH300012 Poland Rogalińska Dolina Warty Map
PLH060045 Poland Przełom Wisły w Małopolsce Map
HUHN20025 Hungary Kőrises - Jónás-rész Map
ROSCI0255 Romania Turbăria de la Dersca Map
ROSCI0020 Romania Câmpia Careiului Map
PLH060014 Poland Pastwiska nad Huczwą Map
HUHN20039 Hungary Piricsei Júlia-liget Map
HUHN20128 Hungary Nyírség-peremi égeresek Map
PLH060024 Poland Torfowisko Sobowice Map
EE0080310 Estonia Anne Map
LV0518300 Latvia Vecdaugava Map
EE0040002 Estonia Väinamere Map
PLH060032 Poland Poleska Dolina Bugu Map
PLH280012 Poland Ostoja Lidzbarska Map
PLH040011 Poland Dybowska Dolina Wisły Map
HUHN20030 Hungary Fülöpi láprétek Map
EE0040490 Estonia Vesitükimaa Map
PLH140015 Poland Pakosław Map
LV0530800 Latvia Lielupes grivas plavas Map
HUHN20031 Hungary Hanelek Map
DE2849325 Germany Oberückersee Map
PLH060013 Poland Ostoja Poleska Map
HUHN20058 Hungary Teremi-erdő Map
HUHN20041 Hungary Apagyi Falu-rét Map
ROSCI0227 Romania Sighișoara - Târnava Mare Map
HUHN20027 Hungary Nyírábrányi Kis-mogyorós Map
PLH060087 Poland Doliny Łabuńki i Topornicy Map
PLH140032 Poland Ostoja Nadliwiecka Map
PLH060058 Poland Dolina Wolicy Map
PLH040029 Poland Równina Szubińsko-Łabiszyńska Map
PLH060086 Poland Dolina Górnej Siniochy Map
PLH040031 Poland Błota Kłócieńskie Map
PLH060099 Poland Uroczyska Lasów Strzeleckich Map
PLH060096 Poland Bystrzyca Jakubowicka Map
PLH040027 Poland Łąki Trzęślicowe w Foluszu Map
PLH060067 Poland Kamień Map
PLH040026 Poland Lisi Kąt Map
PLH060065 Poland Pawłów Map
PLH040030 Poland Solniska Szubińskie Map
PLH060084 Poland Adelina Map
PLH260018 Poland Dolina Górnej Pilicy Map
PLH040035 Poland Mszar Płociczno Map
PLH060064 Poland Nowosiółki Map
PLH060097 Poland Dolina Dolnej Tanwi Map
PLH120065 Poland Dębnicko-Tyniecki obszar łąkowy Map
PLH040028 Poland Ostoja Barcińsko-Gąsawska Map
PLH040039 Poland Włocławska Dolina Wisły Map
PLH260033 Poland Ostoja Stawiany Map
PLH080071 Poland Ostoja Barlinecka Map
PLH260034 Poland Ostoja Szaniecko-Solecka Map
PLH180050 Poland Starodub w Pełkiniach Map
PLH260029 Poland Ostoja Kozubowska Map
PLH100028 Poland Polany Puszczy Bolimowskiej Map
HUHN21165 Hungary Penészleki gyepek Map
HUHN21163 Hungary Biri Nagy-rét Map
ROSCI0424 Romania Pădurea și Lacul Mărgineni Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
purva matsakne Latvian Latvian NRC
Sumpf-Engelwurz German Korneck, D., M. Schnittler & I. Vollmer
Synonym Author
Ostericum palustre (Besser) Besser

Other resources

GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information

External data

European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100