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Cascade Desertparsley
Lomatium martindalei
About Cascade Desertparsley (Lomatium martindalei) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Lomatium martindalei is a species of flowering plant in the carrot family known by the common names Cascade desertparsley and coast range lomatium. It is native to the west coast of North America, from Vancouver Island south to the Klamath Mountains of far northern California. It can be found in a number of coastal and inland habitats, from coastal plains to high mountain talus and meadows. This is a perennial herb growing 15 to 40 centimeters tall from a carrot-like taproot. There is often no stem, the erect or spreading leaves and flower cluster emerging from ground level. The thinly fleshy leaves may approach 20 centimeters long, their blades divided into leaflets made up of many small oval segments. The flower cluster bears an umbel of small yellowish flowers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

0.49 - 1.3 ft tall

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 1 confirmed , 1 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Full Sun, Part Shade

Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type
Meadows, coastal bluffs

Annual Precipitation: 22.0" - 103.1", Summer Precipitation: 0.41" - 2.76", Coldest Month: 39.2" - 47.7", Hottest Month: 60.9" - 73.9", Humidity: 0.64" - 22.86", Elevation: 750" - 3726"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Coast Range Lomatium

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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