Calflora
Taxon  Report   4951    
Lomatium canbyi  (J. M. Coult. & Rose) J. M. Coult. & Rose
Canby's biscuitroot,  Canby's lomatium
Lomatium canbyi
© 2011 Mary Winter
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lomatium canbyi, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Lomatium canbyi
© 2011 Mary Winter
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Peucedanum canbyi
More information about  Lomatium canbyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOCA4)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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