Taxon  Report   4977    
Lomatium marginatum  (Benth.) J. M. Coult. & Rose  var. purpureum  (Jeps.) Jeps.
Butte desertparsley,  Jepson's lomatium
Lomatium marginatum var. purpureum
© 2007 Jorg & Mimi Fleige
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Lomatium marginatum var. purpureum
© 2009 George W. Hartwell
Lomatium marginatum var. purpureum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lomatium marginatum var. purpureum
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Family: APIACEAE  
Genus: Lomatium
Parent: Lomatium marginatum
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Valley Grassland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lomatium alatum var. purpureum
More information about  Lomatium marginatum var. purpureum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

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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).