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Lomatium martindalei
Cascade desert-parsley, coast range lomatium
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Distributed on both sides of the Cascades in Washington; British Columbia south to Oregon.

Habitat: Dry mountain meadows, often rocky areas.

Flowers: May-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:
General:

Glabrous perennial from an elongate taproot and usually simple, subterranean crown, 1-3 dm. tall.

Leaves:

Leaves chiefly basal, pinnately once or twice compound, the ultimate segments leaf-like, toothed or cleft. Taproot often thickened well below the surface.

Flowers:

Inflorescence a compound umbel, the rays nearly equal, 1.5-6 cm. long at maturity; involucre wanting; involucel inconspicuous or wanting; calyx teeth obsolete; flowers white or ochroleucous, seldom yellow except in the Olympic Mountains; pedicels 2-15 mm. long.

Fruits:

Fruit oblong to broadly elliptic, 8-16 mm. long, the wings equaling or narrower than the body.

Accepted Name:
Lomatium martindalei (J.M. Coult. & Rose) J.M. Coult. & Rose

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lomatium angustatum (J.M. Coult. & Rose) H. St. John
Lomatium angustatum (J.M. Coult. & Rose) H. St. John var. flavum G.N. Jones
Lomatium martindalei (J.M. Coult. & Rose) J.M. Coult. & Rose var. angustatum (J.M. Coult. & Rose) J.M. Coult. & Rose [HC]
Lomatium martindalei (J.M. Coult. & Rose) J.M. Coult. & Rose var. flavum (G.N. Jones) Cronquist [HC]
Lomatium martindalei (J.M. Coult. & Rose) J.M. Coult. & Rose var. martindalei [HC, JPM, VPBC1]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lomatium martindalei in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lomatium martindalei checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lomatium martindalei atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lomatium martindalei photos.

USDA Plants: Lomatium martindalei information.

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