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Nevada Biscuitroot
Lomatium nevadense
About Nevada Biscuitroot (Lomatium nevadense) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Lomatium nevadense is a species of flowering plant in the carrot family known by the common name Nevada biscuitroot. It is native to the western United States and northern Mexico, where it is known from several different habitat types, including sagebrush and woodlands. It is a perennial herb growing up to about 45 centimeters tall from a taproot. The leaves are up to about 16centimeters long, their blades divided into many oblong pointed segments. The flower cluster is an umbel of white or cream flowers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

1.5 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
White, Cream

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 4 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Full Sun, Part Shade

Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens

Natural Setting
Site Type
Site Type

Annual Precipitation: 3.7" - 71.5", Summer Precipitation: 0.35" - 3.40", Coldest Month: 23.3" - 54.3", Hottest Month: 44.6" - 83.6", Humidity: 0.38" - 37.78", Elevation: 1459" - 10577"

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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