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Broadsheath Desertparsley
Lomatium vaginatum
  
About Broadsheath Desertparsley (Lomatium vaginatum) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Lomatium vaginatum is a species of flowering plant in the carrot family known by the common name broadsheath desertparsley. It is native to northern California and adjacent sections of Oregon and Nevada on the Modoc Plateau. It grows in sagebrush, woodland, and other local habitat. This is a perennial herb growing up to 45 centimeters long from a thick taproot. The leaf blades are divided and subdivided into narrow segments. Leaves higher on the stem are enclosed in sheaths. The inflorescence is an umbel of yellow flowers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

Flower Color
Flower Color
Yellow

Wildlife Supported
 


 
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Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Butterfly Gardens

Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 5.8" - 86.5", Summer Precipitation: 0.15" - 2.39", Coldest Month: 28.4" - 54.0", Hottest Month: 49.5" - 80.9", Humidity: 0.24" - 29.77", Elevation: 56" - 8043"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Sheathed 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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