Taxon  Report   4950    
Lomatium californicum  (Nutt.) Mathias & Constance
California lomatium,  Celery weed
Lomatium californicum
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lomatium californicum
© 2009 Vernon Smith
Lomatium californicum
© 2010 National Park Service
Lomatium californicum, 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 californicum
© 2006 Keir Morse
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Lomatium
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Leptotaenia californica
ICPN: Leptotaenia californica var. platycarpa
More information about  Lomatium californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).