Taxon  Report   4953    
Lomatium caruifolium  (Hook. & Arn.) J. M. Coult. & Rose  var. caruifolium 
Alkali desertparsley,  Caraway leaved lomatium
Lomatium caruifolium var. caruifolium
© 2014 Steve Matson
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Lomatium caruifolium var. caruifolium
© 2014 Steve Matson
Lomatium caruifolium var. caruifolium
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Lomatium caruifolium var. caruifolium, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lomatium caruifolium var. caruifolium
© 2014 Steve Matson
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Lomatium
Parent: Lomatium caruifolium
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Leptotaenia anomala
ICPN: Lomatium caruifolium var. erythropodum
ICPN: Lomatium caruifolium var. solanense
More information about  Lomatium caruifolium var. caruifolium
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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 21, 2019).