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Raven's Lomatium
Lomatium ravenii
  
About Raven's Lomatium (Lomatium ravenii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Lomatium ravenii is a species of flowering plant in the carrot family known by the common names Lassen parsley and Raven's lomatium. It is native to the Great Basin of the United States, where it grows in sagebrush and other plateau habitat, including areas with somewhat alkaline soils in Nevada, California, and other states. Lomatium ravenii is a hairy, gray-green perennial herb growing 5 to 40 centimeters long from a taproot and tuber unit. There is generally no stem, the leaves and inflorescence emerging at ground level. The leaf blades are divided into segments which are subdivided into smaller oval or knoblike segments. The inflorescence is a hairy umbel of white or purple-tinged flowers with dark anthers. Lomatium ravenii is a hairy, gray-green perennial herb growing 5 to 40 centimeters long from a taproot and tuber unit. There is generally no stem, the leaves and inflorescence emerging at ground level. The leaf blades are divided into segments which are subdivided into smaller oval or knoblike segments. The inflorescence is a hairy umbel of white or purple-tinged flowers with dark anthers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Wildlife Supported
 


 
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Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens

Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 6.5" - 13.9", Summer Precipitation: 0.53" - 1.35", Coldest Month: 29.5" - 36.2", Hottest Month: 59.3" - 65.8", Humidity: 1.38" - 20.94", Elevation: 4016" - 5660"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Lassen Parsley


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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