Lomatium
biscuit-root, lomatium
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Lomatium ambiguumWyeth biscuit-root, stream bank desert-parsley, swale desert-parsley, lacy lomatium
Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to northeast Oregon, east to southeastern Alberta, western Montana, and Wyoming.
Habitat: Open, often rocky slopes and flats, from the foothills to middle elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Lomatium anomalumanomalous biscuit-root, nine-leaved biscuit-root
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the southeastern counties of Washington; southeastern Washington to eastern Oregon, east to western Idaho and northwestern Montana.
Habitat: Open slopes, usually on clay soils.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Lomatium bradshawiiBradshaw's biscuit-root, Bradshaw's desert-parsley, Bradshaw's lomatium
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Clark County in Washington; southwestern Washington to the Willamette Valley near Eugene, Oregon.
Habitat: Wet meadows at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-June
Lomatium brandegeeiBrandegee's desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; south-central British Columbia to south-central Washington.
Habitat: Open to wooded slopes from middle elevations to the subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-August
Lomatium brevifoliumnarrowfruit biscuit-root, short-leaved biscuit-root, short-leaved desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest and in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington; north-central Washington to Hood River and Wasco counties in Oregon.
Habitat: Balds, slopes, and forest openings, often where rocky, from the lowlands to subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Lomatium canbyiCanby's biscuit-root, chucklusa, Canby's desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington chiefly in the Columbia River Basin. central Washington to northeastern Nevada, east to southwestern Idaho.
Habitat: Scablands and sagebrush steppe in rather deep soil.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-April
Lomatium columbianumpurple biscuit-root, Columbia Gorge desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the south-central and Columbia River Gorge areas in Washington; south-central Washington to Hood River and Wasco counties in Oregon.
Habitat: Open slopes in low elevation valleys to low montane.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-April
Lomatium couscous biscuit-root, cous, cous-root desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the southeastern counties in Washington; southeastern Washington to northeast Nevada, east to Montana and Wyoming.
Habitat: Dry, open, often rocky places often with sagebrush; common at low elevations, occasionally found at higher elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
Lomatium cuspidatumWenatchee biscuit-root, Wenatchee desert-parsley, Wenatchee Mountain lomatium
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest, where endemic to the Wenatchee Mountains of Chelan and Kittitas counties in Washington.
Habitat: Open, rocky slopes, often on serpentine, from middle elevations to the subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Lomatium dissectumfern-leaved biscuit-root, sessile-fruited fern-leaved biscuit-root, fern-leaved desert parsley, fern-leaved lomatium
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California, disjunct in west-central Idaho.
Habitat: Open areas from the valleys and foothills to middle elevations in the mountains
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Lomatium farinosumnorthern biscuit-root, Hamblen's lomatium
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; central Washington to western Idaho, disjunct in Wasco County, Oregon.
Habitat: Rocky slopes and scablands, often on lithosol and with sagebrush.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
Lomatium geyeriGeyer's desert-parsley, Geyer's lomatium
Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to Washington, east to Idaho.
Habitat: Deeper soil in low to mid-elevations of open, dry areas, and under Ponderosa pine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-June
Lomatium gormaniiGorman's desert-parsley, Gorman's lomatium, salt and pepper
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to Oregon, east to Idaho.
Habitat: Open slopes and scablands in the foothills, valleys and plains, often with sagebrush.
Origin: Native
Flowers: February-May
Lomatium klickitatenseKlickitat biscuit-root, Klickitat desert-parsley, Klickitat lomatium
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the Columbia River Gorge area in Washington; south-central Washington to adjacent Oregon.
Habitat: Dry to seasonally moist, areas and forest openings at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
Lomatium knokeiKnoke's biscuit-root, Knoke's desert-parsley, Knoke's lomatium
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest, where endemic to Kittitas County.
Habitat: Open, vernally wet, gently sloping meadows of fine-textured clay soils at approximately 1200 meters.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-June
Lomatium laevigatumsmooth biscuit-root, slickrock desert-parsley, smooth lomatium
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in south-central Washington; south-central Washington to adjacent Oregon.
Habitat: Crevices is basalt cliffs.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April
Lomatium leptocarpumgumbo biscuit-root, gumbo lomatium
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the southeastern counties in Washington; southeastern Washington to southern Oregon, east to western Idaho.
Habitat: Seasonally wet, usually shallow-soil meadows, and micro-depressions in vernally wet, rocky sites, often with clay component.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-June
Lomatium linearifoliumlinear-leaved biscuit-root, linear-leaved desert-parsley, linear-leaved lomatium, turkey peas
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; central Washington to north-central Oregon, east to Montana and Wyoming.
Habitat: Open slopes and ridges, from low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-May
Lomatium lithosolamansHoover's biscuit-root, Hoover's desert-parsley, Hoover's lomatium
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest, where endemic to Kittitas and Yakima counties.
Habitat: Open, rocky, shallow soil on xeric sites at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-April
Lomatium macrocarpumlarge-fruit desert-parsley, bigseed lomatium
Distribution: Widely distributed east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains.
Habitat: Open, dry, rocky areas at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-May
Lomatium martindaleiCascade biscuit-root, Cascade desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to northern California.
Habitat: Dry meadows and rocky outcroppings from middle elevations to the alpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-September
Lomatium multifidumfern-leaved biscuit-root, fern-leaved desert-parsley, fern-leaved lomatium
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Open, often rocky slopes and dry meadows, lowlands to low alpine areas.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Lomatium nudicaulebare-stemmed biscuit-root
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho and Utah.
Habitat: Dry, open areas, including on lithosols, from lowlands to middle elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Lomatium papilioniferumbutterfly bearing biscuit-root, butterfly bearing desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.
Habitat: Sagebrush desert and open slopes at low to moderate elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Lomatium piperiPiper's biscuit-root, Piper's desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; central Washington to northern California.
Habitat: Sagebrush desert to ponderosa pine forest openings.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Lomatium quintuplexUmptanum biscuit-root, Umptanum desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington, where endemic to eastern Kittitas County and northeastern Yakima County.
Habitat: Generally in lithosol areas in sagebrush desert.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-May
Lomatium rollinsiiRollins's biscuit-root, Rollins's desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the southeastern counties in Washington; southeastern Washington to the canyons of the Snake and lower Salmon Rivers in eastern Oregon and western Idaho.
Habitat: Open slopes in grasslands, on rocky or fine-textured, loess-derived soils, from valleys to the montane.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
Lomatium roneorumRone's biscuit-root, Rone's desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest, where endemic to Chelan County.
Habitat: Open, rocky slopes in Ponderosa pine forest openings.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Lomatium salmoniflorumSalmon River biscuit-root, Salmon River desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the southeastern counties in Washington; southeastern Washington to the Snake and Clearwater rivers in Idaho.
Habitat: Dry, open, rocky slopes.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-May
Lomatium sandbergiiSandberg's biscuit-root, Sandberg's desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in northeastern Washington; southeastern British Columbia to northeastern Washington, east to southeastern Alberta and northwestern Montana.
Habitat: Rocky slopes and ridges at middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-June
Lomatium serpentinumSnake Canyon biscuit-root, Snake Canyon desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the southeastern counties in Washington; southeastern Washington to the Hells Canyon area of Oregon and Idaho.
Habitat: Dry, open, often rocky slopes from lowland valleys to the montane.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
Lomatium simplexnine-leaf biscuit-root, nine-leaf desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to Oregon, east to Montana and Colorado.
Habitat: Moderately dry to moist grasslands and forest openings at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-May
Lomatium suksdorfiiSuksdorf's biscuit-root, Suksdorf's desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington at the east end of the Columbia River Gorge in Klickitat County; south-central Washington to Hood River and Wasco counties in Oregon.
Habitat: Open slopes, forest edge and openings, often where dry, from low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
Lomatium tamanitchiiribseed biscuit-root, ribseed desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest at the east end of the Columbia River Gorge in Washington, where endemic to Klickitat County.
Habitat: Open slopes and valleys, typically in clay-rich, silicic volcanic ash-derived soils at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
Lomatium tenuissimumLeiberg's biscuit-root, Leiberg's umbrella-wort
Distribution: Historically occurring east of the Cascades crest along the eastern border of southern Washington; eastern Washington to adjacent western Idaho.
Habitat: Vernally moist meadows with fine-textured soils at low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-May
Lomatium thompsoniiThompson's biscuit-root, Thompson's desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington, where endemic to Chelan and Kittitas counties.
Habitat: Open, rocky slopes and ponderosa pine forest openings, from low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-June
Lomatium triternatumtriternate biscuit-root
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to Oregon, east to Alberta and western Montana.
Habitat: Open hillsides and slopes, forest edge and opening, typically where dry, from low to middle elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-July
Lomatium tuberosumHoover's biscuit-root, Hoover's lomatium, potato desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington, where endemic to Benton, Grant, Kittitas, and Yakima counties. Scattered locations in Yakima County, Washington, and adjacent counties.
Habitat: Rocky slopes and talus fields at middle elevations .
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-April
Lomatium utriculatumcommon biscuit-root, bladder desert-parsley, spring-gold
Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California.
Habitat: Grassy balds, prairies, meadows, and open slopes, often at low elevations.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Lomatium watsoniiWatson's biscuit-root, Watson's desert-parsley
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central and south-central Washington; central Washingotn to Wasco County, Oregon.
Habitat: Open hillsides, often with sagebrush, from valleys to subalpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July