Lomatium cookii

Agate Desertparsley

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A perennial forb in the carrot family (Apiaceae), Cook lomatium grows 6 to 20 inches tall, from a slender, twisted taproot. Leaves are smooth, bluish-green in color, finely dissected, and strictly basal (growing directly above the taproot on the ground, not along the stems).

Scientific Name

Lomatium cookii
Common Name
agate desertparsley
Cook's lomatium
FWS Category
Flowering Plants

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