Taxon  Report   4990    
Lomatium repostum  (Jeps.) Mathias
Napa biscuitroot,  Napa lomatium
Lomatium repostum
© 2009 Aaron Schusteff
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Lomatium repostum
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Lomatium repostum
© 2015 Doug Wirtz
Lomatium repostum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Lomatium repostum
© 2006 Jeffery Barrett
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Lomatium
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 3.2; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lomatium lucidum var. repostum
More information about  Lomatium repostum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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).