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Lomatium multifidum
fern-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.

Flowers: April-June

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lomatium multifidum (Nutt.) R.P. McNeill & Darrach
Publication: Phytotaxa 316(1): 97. 2017.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Leptotaenia multifida Nutt.
Lomatium dissectum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance var. eatonii (J.M. Coult. & Rose) Cronquist [HC]
Lomatium dissectum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance var. multifidum (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance [HC, VPBC1]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Lomatium multifidum checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lomatium multifidum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lomatium multifidum photos.

USDA Plants: Lomatium multifidum information.

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