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Congdon's Lomatium
Lomatium congdonii
About Congdon's Lomatium (Lomatium congdonii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Lomatium congdonii, known by the common names Mariposa desertparsley and Congdon's lomatium, is a species of flowering plant in the carrot family . Lomatium congdonii is endemic to California, where it is known from only about 20 occurrences in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties. It grows in oak woodland habitat, often on serpentine soils. Lomatium congdonii is a perennial herb growing from a fibrous basal stem and taproot and producing upright inflorescences and leaves. The leaves are up to about 20 centimeters long and are intricately divided into many sharp-pointed segments. The erect inflorescence is an umbel of light yellow flowers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 2 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens

Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 21.7" - 87.2", Summer Precipitation: 0.25" - 1.90", Coldest Month: 42.0" - 50.1", Hottest Month: 63.7" - 74.3", Humidity: 1.12" - 22.11", Elevation: 1063" - 4084"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Mariposa Desertparsley

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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