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Stebbins' Lomatium
Lomatium stebbinsii
About Stebbins' Lomatium (Lomatium stebbinsii) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Lomatium stebbinsii, known by the common name Stebbins' desertparsley, is a rare species of flowering plant in the carrot family. The plant is endemic to the central-western Sierra Nevada in California. It is known only from the slopes near the border of Calaveras and Tuolumne Counties, within the Stanislaus National Forest. It is a plant of chaparral and lower montane coniferous forest habitats. Lomatium stebbinsii is a perennial herb growing no more than about 15 centimetres (5. 9 in) tall from a rounded tuber. There is generally no stem, the leaves and inflorescence emerging at ground level. The sparse leaves are shiny green and hairless. Each has leaf blades divided into linear leaflets. The inflorescence is a small umbel of yellow flowers. ConservationThe California Native Plant Society lists the plant as a critically endangered species.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

5.9 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 2 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens

Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 41.7" - 47.5", Summer Precipitation: 0.97" - 1.26", Coldest Month: 38.1" - 41.9", Hottest Month: 62.8" - 66.9", Humidity: 2.72" - 19.30", Elevation: 4092" - 5620"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Stebbins' Desertparsley, Stebbins's 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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