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Carrotleaf Desert-parsley - Lomatium foeniculaceum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
Plants acaulescent from a thick taproot. Herbage gray-puberulent. Leaf blades ovate in outline, 3 to 4 times pinnately dissected; ultimate segments crowded, linear 1–3 mm long; petiole sheaths purplish. Umbel: peduncles ascending, 2–25 cm; rays unequal, 1–4 cm long; umbellets compact; involucel bracts lanceolate, 4–6 mm long, separate to united. Flowers yellow. Mericarps puberulent, elliptic, 7–10 mm long; marginal wings 1–1.5 mm wide; oil tubes 1 to several per interval (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to MB south to OR, AZ, TX and MO (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 71

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Habitat
Sandy or clay soil of grasslands, sagebrush steppe, woodlands, badlands; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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