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Oriental Desert-parsley - Lomatium orientale


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 4

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General Description
Plants subacaulescent to caulescent from a slender taproot. Herbage puberulent. Leaf blades lanceolate in outline, bi- to tripinnate, 3–8 cm long; ultimate segments crowded linear, 2–5 mm long. Umbel: peduncles 5–20 cm long; rays becoming unequal, 5–30 mm long; involucel bracts linear, 2–4 mm long, scarious-margined. Flowers white. Mericarps glabrous, elliptic to obovate, 6–9 mm long; marginal wings 0.5–1 mm wide; oil tubes 1 to 4 per interval (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
MT, MB, MN south to AZ, NM, TX, KS and IA (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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Habitat
Grasslands, sagebrush steppe, ponderosa pine woodlands; plains, valleys (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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