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

Gray's Biscuitroot, Gray's Lomatium, Milfoil Lomatium, Pungent Desert Parsley

Lomatium grayi

Synonym: Lomatium grayi var. grayi

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

The photo above shows pungent desert parsley high on the cliffs above the Klickitat River to the northeast of Glenwood, WA..........May 13, 2007.

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

The photo above shows a close-up of the fruit of pungent desert parsley. Photographed atop cliffs above the western edge of the Klickitat River to the east of Mt. Adams..........July 2, 2006.

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

The photo above shows a close-up of a leaf of pungent desert parsley as seen atop cliffs at the western edge of the Klickitat canyon to the east of Mt. Adams.........July 2, 2006. The foliage has a very pungent, parsley smell which lend the species its common name. The branches of the leaf blades are oriented in all 3 dimensions, which is unique for the desert parsley species found on and around Mt. Adams.

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

Another view of pungent desert parsley as it begins to dry out from cliff tops at the western edge of the Klickitat River............July 2, 2006.

Paul Slichter