Taxon  Report   4983    
Lomatium nudicaule  (Pursh) J. M. Coult. & Rose
Barestem biscuitroot,  Pestle lomatium, Pestle parsnip
Lomatium nudicaule
© 2015 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lomatium nudicaule
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lomatium nudicaule
© 2005 Steve Matson
Lomatium nudicaule, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Lomatium nudicaule
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Lomatium
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Cogswellia nudicaulis
ICPN: Peucedanum robustum
More information about  Lomatium nudicaule
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
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 19, 2019).