Taxon  Report   4996    
Lomatium triternatum  (Pursh) J. M. Coult. & Rose
Lewis' lomatium,  Lewis's lomatium, Lomatium, Nineleaf biscuitroot
Lomatium triternatum
© 2006 Debra Valov
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lomatium triternatum
© 2006 Debra Valov
Lomatium triternatum
© 2015 Trent M. Draper
Lomatium triternatum, 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 triternatum
© 2008 Paul Hamidi
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Lomatium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lomatium triternatum
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

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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).