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|Family: Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lomatium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lomatium insulare (Eastw.) Munz
Habit: Plant 1--3.5 dm, glabrous, glaucous; taproot stout, fleshy-thickened. Stem: short; base fibrous. Leaf: petiole 2--15 cm, < blade, sheath wide; blade 6--24 cm wide, triangular-ovate to round, ternate-pinnate, leaflets 2--6 cm wide, generally ovate, pinnately lobed, sharply serrate; cauline leaves like basal. Inflorescence: glabrous; peduncle 1--3 dm; bractlets several, thread-like, generally > flowers; rays generally 12--20, 4--10 fertile, 3--12 cm, spreading; pedicels 5--15 mm. Flower: corolla yellow. Fruit: 15--18 mm, widely elliptic to obovate, glabrous; wings = body in width; oil tubes 2 per rib-interval. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Sandy soil among rocks; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: s ChI (San Nicolas Island); Distribution Outside California: Baja California (Guadalupe Island). Flowering Time: Feb--Apr
eFlora Treatment Author: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Lomatium howellii
Next taxon: Lomatium lucidum
Citation for this treatment: Lincoln Constance & Margriet Wetherwax 2017. Lomatium insulare, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=31427, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.