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Lomatium brevifolium
narrowfruit 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.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Bees, flies, butterflies, beetles, wasps


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Accepted Name:
Lomatium brevifolium J.M. Coult. & Rose
Publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 7: 232. 1900.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lomatium triternatum (Pursh) J.M. Coult. & Rose var. alatum J.M. Coult. & Rose
Lomatium triternatum (Pursh) J.M. Coult. & Rose var. brevifolium (J.M. Coult. & Rose) Mathias
Lomatium triternatum (Pursh) J.M. Coult. & Rose var. macrocarpum (J.M. Coult. & Rose) Mathias [JPM]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Lomatium brevifolium checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Lomatium brevifolium information.

E-Flora BC: Lomatium brevifolium atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lomatium brevifolium photos.

USDA Plants: Lomatium brevifolium information.

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