[Desert Parsleys East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Snake Canyon Desert Parsley, Snake Canyon Desert-parsley, Snake Canyon Lomatium, Sweetscented Biscuitroot

Lomatium serpentinum

Synonym: Cogswellia fragrans

Snake Canyon Desert Parsley, Snake Canyon Desert-parsley, Snake Canyon Lomatium, Sweetscented Biscuitroot: Lomatium serpentinum (Synonym: Cogswellia fragrans)

Snake Canyon desert parsley with its fruits maturing as seen someplace in the Snake River Canyon, Asotin County, WA.........................May 24, 2010.

Maturing fruits of Snake Canyon Desert Parsley, Snake Canyon Desert-parsley, Snake Canyon Lomatium, Sweetscented Biscuitroot: Lomatium serpentinum (Synonym: Cogswellia fragrans) - Pinnately compound basal leaf of Snake Canyon Desert Parsley, Snake Canyon Desert-parsley, Snake Canyon Lomatium, Sweetscented Biscuitroot: Lomatium serpentinum (Synonym: Cogswellia fragrans)

Snake Canyon Desert Parsley, Snake Canyon Desert-parsley, Snake Canyon Lomatium, Sweetscented Biscuitroot: Lomatium serpentinum (Synonym: Cogswellia fragrans)

Additional close-up photos of Snake Canyon desert parsley with its fruits maturing as seen someplace in the Snake River Canyon, Asotin County, WA.........................May 24, 2010. Note the attractive, glossy green foliage and the narrow bracts below each involucel.

Paul Slichter