[Biscuitroots and Desert Parsleys: The Genus Lomatium East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington] - [Sweet-roots and Sweet-cicelys: The Genus Orogenia East of the Cascade Mts. of Oregon and Washington]

Linear-leaved Orogenia, Great Basin Orogenia, Great Basin Indian Potato

Lomatium linearifolia

Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata

Great Basin Indian Potato, Great Basin Orogenia, Linear-leaved Orogenia: Lomatium linearifolia (Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata)

The photo above shows several linear-leaved orogenia sprouting and beginning to bloom in soils recently devoid of snow on the ridge just west of Misery Campground in the Umatilla N.F. of southeastern Washington........July 7, 2008.

Umbel of Great Basin Indian Potato, Great Basin Orogenia, Linear-leaved Orogenia: Lomatium linearifolia (Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata)

The photo above shows a close-up of the inflorescence of linear-leaved orogenia as seen on the ridge just west of Misery Campground in the Umatilla N.F. of southeastern Washington........July 7, 2008.

Developing fruits of Great Basin Indian Potato, Great Basin Orogenia, Linear-leaved Orogenia: Lomatium linearifolia (Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata)

The photo above shows a close-up of several of the ribbed and somewhat compressed fruits of linear-leaved orogenia as seen on the ridge just west of Misery Campground in the Umatilla N.F. of southeastern Washington........July 7, 2008.

Bracts and developing fruits of Great Basin Indian Potato, Great Basin Orogenia, Linear-leaved Orogenia: Lomatium linearifolia (Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata)

The photo above shows a close-up of several narrow, linear-shaped bracts subtending the inflorescence along with several ribbed fruits of linear-leaved orogenia as seen on the ridge just west of Misery Campground in the Umatilla N.F. of southeastern Washington.......July 7, 2008.

Leaves of Great Basin Indian Potato, Great Basin Orogenia, Linear-leaved Orogenia: Lomatium linearifolia (Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata)

The photo above shows a close-up of the basal leaves of linear-leaved orogenia in moist soils recently devoid of snow on the ridge just west of Misery Campground in the Umatilla N.F. of southeastern Washington........July 7, 2008.

Leaves of Great Basin Indian Potato, Great Basin Orogenia, Linear-leaved Orogenia: Lomatium linearifolia (Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata) - Umbel of Great Basin Indian Potato, Great Basin Orogenia, Linear-leaved Orogenia: Lomatium linearifolia (Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata)

Leaves of Great Basin Indian Potato, Great Basin Orogenia, Linear-leaved Orogenia: Lomatium linearifolia (Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata) - Great Basin Indian Potato, Great Basin Orogenia, Linear-leaved Orogenia: Lomatium linearifolia (Synonyms: Orogenia linearifolia, Orogenia linearifolia var. lata)

These 4 photos show close-up views of the leaves and inflorescence of linear-leaved orogenia in soils recently devoid of snow on the ridge just west of Misery Campground in the Umatilla N.F. of southeastern Washington.......July 7, 2008. Note the ant on the inflorescence (a possible pollinator?) and the winged aphid on the stem.

Paul Slichter