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Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum)
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Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum)

General: Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum) is a perennial forb that produces umbel-type inflorescences. The leaves are pinnately compound, the leaflets are thread-like and glabrous.

Alpine Biscuitroot is an uncommon component of vegetation communities in dry, well-drained gravelly areas in the mountains in the Transition (Yellow Pine Forest) life zone.

Around Las Vegas, look for Alpine Biscuitroot up in the Sheep Range.

Family: Parsley (Apiaceae)

Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum) Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum)
Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum) Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum)
Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum) Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum)
Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum) Alpine Biscuitroot (Lomatium graveolens var. alpinum)

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. Names generally follow the USDA database.
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