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SHOWING RECORD: 12 of 38   Fernleaf Desert-Parsley
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image: Fernleaf Desert-Parsley
Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Fernleaf Desert-Parsley
(Chocolate-Tips)

Lomatium dissectum var. multifidum



First Noted by Expedition
June 10, 1806, on the Weippe Prairie, Idaho.
 

Description
Little spheres of tiny, dark purple or brown flowers on finely divided, carrot-like leaves. Fernleaf desert-parsley is a member of the carrot family (family Apiaceae), which includes mainly aromatic herbs with hollow stems and fernlike leaves.
 

Habitat
Semi-arid climates, particularly on steep rocky hillsides.
 

Range
California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Alberta, British Columbia.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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