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Perideridia gairdneri

Perideridia gairdneri (Hook. & Arn.) Mathias

Gardner's Yampah, Yampah

Apiaceae (Carrot Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: PEGA3

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

Yampah is a member of the carrot family (family Apiaceae). Carrots are usually 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
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr

Distribution

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

Growing Conditions

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

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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