Page authors: Don Knoke, David Giblin
Conioselinum pacificum
Pacific hemlock-parsley
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: West of the Cascades in Washington along the coast; Alaska and the Aleutian Islands, south to California.

Habitat: Bluffs and rocky or sandy beaches along the seashore.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Nearly glabrous perennial from a short crown and fleshy, fibrous roots, the single stem 2-10 dm. high.

Leaves:

Leaves all cauline, pinnately 2-4 times compound, appearing to have deeply cleft leaflets.

Flowers:

Umbels 1-several, with 8-30 sub-equal rays 1.5-5 cm. long; involucre often wanting; involucel of well-developed, narrow bractlets 4-8 mm. long, equalling the pedicles; calyx teeth none; flowers white.

Fruits:

Fruit elliptic-oblong, dorsally compressed, glabrous, 5-8.5 mm. long, the lateral wings well developed.

Accepted Name:
Conioselinum pacificum (S. Watson) J.M. Coult. & Rose

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Conioselinum chinense (L.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. pacificum (S. Watson) B. Boivin
Conioselinum gmelinii (Bray) Steud. [KZ99]
Selinum pacificum S. Wats.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Conioselinum pacificum in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Conioselinum pacificum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Conioselinum pacificum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Conioselinum pacificum photos.

USDA Plants: Conioselinum pacificum information.

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