Calflora
Taxon  Report   4999    
Lomatium utriculatum  (Nutt. ex Torr. & A. Gray) J. M. Coult. & Rose
Bladder parsnip,  Common lomatium, Hog fennel
Lomatium utriculatum
© 2007 Lynn Watson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lomatium utriculatum
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lomatium utriculatum
© 2007 George W. Hartwell
Lomatium utriculatum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lomatium utriculatum
© 2018 Abbot Chambers
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland

Serpentine affinity: 1.7; (weak indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Lomatium vaseyi
ICPN: Lomatium utriculatum var. anthemifolium
More information about  Lomatium utriculatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOUT)

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 17, 2018).

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