Taxon  Report   4985    
Lomatium parvifolium  (Hook. & Arn.) Jeps.
Coastal biscuitroot,  Small leaved lomatium
Lomatium parvifolium
© 2004 Aaron Schusteff
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Lomatium parvifolium
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Lomatium parvifolium
© 2013 John Doyen
Lomatium parvifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Bloom Period
Lomatium parvifolium
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Lomatium
Communities: Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Serpentine affinity: 3.3; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Lomatium parvifolium var. pallidum
More information about  Lomatium parvifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 16, 2019).