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Cymopterus macrorhizus (Bigroot springparsley)
Beckers, Eric

Cymopterus macrorhizus

Cymopterus macrorhizus Buckley

Bigroot Springparsley, Big-root Cymopterus

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Pinnate , Bipinnate
Leaf Shape: Obovate , Ovate
Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Size Notes: Up to about 15 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Cymopterus macrorhizus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Cymopterus macrorhizus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Cymopterus macrorhizus


Record Modified: 2023-02-03
Research By: TWC Staff

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