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

Agate Desert Parsley, Cook's Lomatium

Lomatium cookii

Umbel of Cook's Lomatium: Lomatium cookii

This photo shows a close-up of the inflorescence of Cook's desert parsley as seen in vernally moist prairie near Medford, OR..........April 4, 2009.

Underside of the umbel of cookii/cookii1e.jpg

A close-up of the narrow bracts subtending each involucel within the inflorescence of Cook's lomatium. The similar Lomatium utriculatum has wider, elliptical-shaped bracts as well as at least one large leaf on the stem (with infladed base.).

Close-up of the bracts beneath the involucels of cookii/cookii1e.jpg

Another close-up of the narrow bracts subtending each involucel within the inflorescence of Cook's lomatium.

Cook's Lomatium: Lomatium cookii - Cook's Lomatium: Lomatium cookii

These 2 photos show close-ups of Cook's lomatium as seen in vernally moist prairie near Medford, OR..........April 4, 2009. Click each photo to see an enlarged version (2x).

Cook's Lomatium: Lomatium cookii - Cook's Lomatium: Lomatium cookii

These 2 photos show close-ups of Cook's lomation as seen in vernally moist prairie near Medford, OR..........April 4, 2009. Click each photo to see an enlarged version (2x).

Agate Desert Parsley, Cook's Lomatium: Lomatium cookii

Cook's lomatium as seen with rusty popcornflower (Plagiobothrys nothofulvus) in a vernally moist swale near Medford, Oregon...........April 28, 2012.

Paul Slichter