[Biscuitroots and Desert Parsleys: The Genus Lomatium East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Klickitat Desert Parsley, Klickitat Lomatium

Lomatium klickitatensis

Synonym: Lomatium grayi in part

Gray's Biscuitroot, Gray's Lomatium, Milfoil Lomatium, Pungent Desert Parsley: Lomatium grayi (Synonym: Lomatium grayi var. grayi)

The photo above shows a large pungent desert parsley as seen on the northern outskirts of Klickitat, WA. Note the glaucous gray-green foliage consisting of numerous short, thin segments oriented in many directions rather than in one plane.........April 13, 2007. Note also the common camas in a moist spot behind the desert parsley.

Pungent Desert Parsley, Gray's Biscuitroot, Gray's Lomatium, Milfoil Lomatium: Lomatium papilioniferum (Synonyms: Lomatium grayi, Lomatium grayi var. grayi) - Pungent Desert Parsley, Gray's Biscuitroot, Gray's Lomatium, Milfoil Lomatium: Lomatium papilioniferum (Synonyms: Lomatium grayi, Lomatium grayi var. grayi)

The photo above shows a large pungent desert parsley as seen amongst bulbous blue grass and common camas (Camassia quamash) on the northern outskirts of Klickitat, WA. Note the glaucous gray-green foliage consisting of numerous short, thin segments oriented in many directions rather than in one plane.........April 13, 2007.

Pungent Desert Parsley, Gray's Biscuitroot, Gray's Lomatium, Milfoil Lomatium: Lomatium papilioniferum (Synonyms: Lomatium grayi, Lomatium grayi var. grayi)

Pungent desert parsley as seen on the grounds of The Dalles Discovery Center, The Dalles, OR.........April 5, 2016.

Klickitat Desert Parsley, Klickitat Lomatium: Lomatium klickitatensis (Synonym: Lomatium grayi in part) - Klickitat Desert Parsley, Klickitat Lomatium: Lomatium klickitatensis (Synonym: Lomatium grayi in part)

Klickitat desert parsley in bloom in a garden refuse pile where it is probably a garden escapee, north of Spokane, WA (far east of its normal range)......May 4, 2019.

Paul Slichter