Glycyrrhiza lepidota

Wild Licorice
Glycyrrhiza lepidota

Family: Pea (Fabaceae)
AKA: American Licorice
Photo taken on: June 4, 2009
Location: Bandelier Nat. Mon., NM
Life Zones: Plains to foothills
Habitat: Dry disturbed areas

Grows to 4ft tall with an erect, sticky, leafy stem. Leaves are divided into leaflets. Flowers grow in dense spikes. The black dots in the photo are ants!

Glycyrrhiza lepidota



Photo taken on: July 31, 2011
Location: Chama Valley, NM

Seed pods are covered with hooked bristles.

White/Cream Long Clusters