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Aphanes occidentalis
western parsley-piert

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington and east in the Columbia River Gorge; southern British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Vernally damp grasslands, balds, fields, ledges, rocky slopes, open forest, shores, and beaches at low elevations.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Aphanes occidentalis (Nutt.) Rydb.
Publication: North American Flora 22(4): 380. 1908.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Alchemilla cuneifolia Nutt.
Alchemilla occidentalis Nutt. [HC]
Aphanes cuneifolia (Nutt.) Rydb.
Aphanes macrosepala Rydb.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Aphanes occidentalis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Aphanes occidentalis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Aphanes occidentalis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Aphanes occidentalis photos.

USDA Plants: Aphanes occidentalis information.

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