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Napa Lomatium
Lomatium repostum
  
About Napa Lomatium (Lomatium repostum) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Lomatium repostum is an uncommon species of flowering plant in the carrot family known by the common name Napa biscuitroot, or Napa lomatium. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from the northrthern California Coast Ranges surrounding the northern San Francisco Bay Area. It often grows in plant communities on serpentine soils. Lomatium repostum is a spreading perennial herb growing up to half a meter long from a slender taproot. There is generally no stem, the leaves and inflorescence emerging at ground level. The leaf blades are made up of sharp-toothed oval leaflets each up to 6 centimeters long. The inflorescence is an umbel of yellowish-green to purplish flowers. Lomatium repostum is a spreading perennial herb growing up to half a meter long from a slender taproot. There is generally no stem, the leaves and inflorescence emerging at ground level. The leaf blades are made up of sharp-toothed oval leaflets each up to 6 centimeters long. The inflorescence is an umbel of yellowish-green to purplish flowers.
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: 27.0" - 61.1", Summer Precipitation: 0.29" - 0.83", Coldest Month: 44.1" - 48.6", Hottest Month: 62.4" - 75.5", Humidity: 0.63" - 22.91", Elevation: 273" - 4744"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Napa Biscuitroot


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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