(Hook. & Arn.) J.M.Coult. & Rose
Lomatium caruifolium, known by the common name alkali desertparsley, is a species of flowering plant in the carrot family.
Lomatium caruifolium grows from a taproot, to 15–45 centimetres (5.9–17.7 in) in height. It generally lacks a stem, producing erect leaves and inflorescences from ground level. The leaves are up to 30 centimeters long and divided into many highly divided leaflets with narrow, pointed lobes.
The inflorescence is topped with an umbel of yellowish to purplish flowers.
- Lomatium caruifolium var. caruifolium — primarily San Joaquin Valley, Bay Area, California Coast Ranges, central Sierra Nevada foothills.
- Lomatium caruifolium var. denticulatum — primarily in the Sacramento Valley, northern Sierra Nevada foothills.
- Calflora Database: Lomatium caruifolium (Alkali parsnip, alkali desertparsley, caraway leaved lomatium)
- Jepson Manual eFlora (TJM2) treatment of Lomatium caruifolium[permanent dead link]
- USDA Plants Profile for Lomatium caruifolium (alkali desertparsley)
- UC Photos gallery — Lomatium caruifolium
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