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Glycyrrhiza lepidota

Common Name(s): American licorice
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Invasiveness: Noxious weed:NV
Growing Days: 75 to 120 (days)
Abs.Max=73° (F)    Opt.Max=63° (F)
Opt.Min=50° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 14 to 40 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -38° (F)
Soil pH: 6.5 to 8
Soil Texture/Type: All; moist sand or loam
Soil Drainage: Poor
Photoperiod Response: Long day
Light Intensity: Intermediate
Root crop. Fixes nitrogen. Very deep rooted and difficult to eradicate once established.
Rust, Powdery Mildew
Environ. - soil improver, Weed - possible seed contam., Animal Food - fodder
Temperate, subtropical, steppe and semi-arid
Geographical Origin:
North America
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