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Large-fruit Desert-parsley - Lomatium macrocarpum


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4S5

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General Description
Plants subacaulescent from a thickened taproot. Herbage pubescent. Leaf blades ovate in outline, bipinnate, divided into lanceolate, deeply pinnately lobed leaflets; ultimate segments 2–5 × up to 2 mm. Umbel: peduncles ascending, 5–25 cm; rays ca. equal, 1–5 cm long; involucel bracts linear, 3–13 mm long, united on 1 side of the compact umbellet. Flowers white (pink). Mericarps lance-elliptic, 10–15 mm long, glabrous; marginal wings 1–2 mm wide; oil tubes solitary in each interval (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to MB south to CA, CO and SD (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 75

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Habitat
Grasslands or shallow soil of outcrops, open slopes; plains, valleys, montane (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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