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Carrotleaf Desert-parsley - Lomatium foeniculaceum

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: SNR
C-value: 4


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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 et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Montana Range

Year-round
 


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

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 235

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

References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp.
    • Quire, R.L. 2013. The sagebrush steppe of Montana and southeastern Idaho shows evidence of high native plant diversity, stability, and resistance to the detrimental effects of nonnative plant species. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 124 p.
    • Saunders, J.K. Jr. 1955. Food habits and range use of the Rocky Mountain goat in the Crazy Mountains, Montana. Journal of Wildlife Management 19(4):429-437.
    • Saunders, J.K., Jr. 1954. A two-year investigation of the food habits and range use of the Rocky Mountain goat in the Crazy Mountains, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 22 p.
    • Seipel, T.F. 2006. Plant species diversity in the sagebrush steppe of Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 87 p.
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