Taxon  Report   5000 
Lomatium vaginatum  J. M. Coult. & Rose
Broadsheath desertparsley,  Sheathed lomatium
Lomatium vaginatum
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
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Lomatium vaginatum
© 2012 Dean Wm. Taylor,Ph.D.
Lomatium vaginatum
© 2008 Sean B. Smith
Lomatium vaginatum, 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 vaginatum
© 2008 Sean B. Smith
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Lomatium
Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes, ridges
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lomatium utriculatum var. papillatum
ICPN: Lomatium plummerae var. helleri
More information about  Lomatium vaginatum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 15, 2018).

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