Family: Apiaceae, parsley family
Genus, species: Osmorhiza longistylis
Leaves are pinnately divided. Leaves are parallel to the ground, in flat arrays. Leaves smell like licorice when crushed.
Flowers are tiny, arrayed in flat clusters or umbels at the tips of stems. Female styles are long, extend out of petals, hence the species name, longistylis. Blooms in mid-spring, in May.
Roots are aromatic, smell like licorice.