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Lomatium dissectum

Lomatium dissectum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance

Fernleaf Biscuitroot, Fernleaf Desert-parsley

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LODI

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

Fernleaf Desert-parsley is a member of the carrot family (family Apiaceae), which includes mainly aromatic herbs with hollow stems and fern-like leaves. Small flowers in umbels, further grouped into a compound umbel.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf: Green
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , CO , ID , MT , NV , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , SK

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: High

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

View propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

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

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-07-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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