Taxon  Report   4974    
Lomatium macrocarpum  (Torr. & A. Gray) J. M. Coult. & 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, 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
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Oak Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 2.7; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cogswellia macrocarpa
PLANTS: Ferula macrocarpa
PLANTS: Lomatium macrocarpum var. artemisiarum
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More information about  Lomatium macrocarpum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 23, 2019).