Taxon  Report   4974 
Lomatium macrocarpum  (Torrey & A. Gray) J. Coulter & Rose
Bigseed biscuitroot,  Large fruited lomatium
Lomatium macrocarpum
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Lomatium macrocarpum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lomatium macrocarpum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lomatium macrocarpum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lomatium macrocarpum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Lomatium
Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Oak Woodland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   2.7 (strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Cogswellia macrocarpa
PLANTS: Ferula macrocarpa
PLANTS: Lomatium macrocarpum var. artemisiarum
PLANTS: Peucedanum macrocarpum
TJM2 + PLANTS: Lomatium macrocarpum var. ellipticum
More information about  Lomatium macrocarpum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2017).

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