Lomatium congdonii

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Lomatium congdonii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Tribe: Selineae
Genus: Lomatium
Species: L. congdonii
Binomial name
Lomatium congdonii
J.M.Coult. & Rose

Lomatium congdonii, known by the common names Mariposa desertparsley and Congdon's lomatium, is a species of flowering plant in the carrot family .


Lomatium congdonii is endemic to California, where it is known from only about 20 occurrences in the Sierra Nevada foothills of Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties. It grows in oak woodland habitat, often on serpentine soils.


Lomatium congdonii is a perennial herb growing from a fibrous basal stem and taproot and producing upright inflorescences and leaves. The leaves are up to about 20 centimeters long and are intricately divided into many sharp-pointed segments. The erect inflorescence is an umbel of light yellow flowers.

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