How many different species of licorice do you think there are in the world?
- The liquorice plant is a perennial herb belonging to the pea family.
- The word ‘Liquorice’ comes from the Greek meaning of ‘Sweet Root’.
- There are 20 different species that grow in Europe and Asia, Australia, England and North and South America.
- England is home to wild liquorice also known as rest-harrow or cammock