Apiaceae

Lomatium ambiguum

19 July 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. A food for the Montana and the Okanagan-Colville Peoples. The spring roots were reduced to flour and the dried flowers and upper leaves were used to flavor meats, stews and salads. The Okanagan-Colville used this Lomatium also as a [...]

Lomatium suksdorfii

19 July 2017 // 0 Comments

Description. A perennial species Recent researches. In “An analysis of the volatile oil of Lomatium suksdorfii” (1960), Frank Pettinato, Louis Fischer and Nathan Hall have shown that the volatile oil of the fruits of Lomatium [...]

Lomatium cous

19 July 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. A food for the Montana, Oregon, Nez-Percé and the Okanagan-Colville Peoples. The spring roots were reduced to flour for future use or eaten fresh. With the Oregon People, the roots were eaten at the first feast of the new year which [...]

Lomatium martindalei

18 July 2017 // 0 Comments

Description. Perennial species with one to several flower scapes rising 10-30 cm high from a cluster of basal leaves and from an elongate taproot and usually simple, subterranean crown. The foliage is glaucous. The leaves are pinnately or [...]

Lomatium tamanitchii

18 July 2017 // 0 Comments

Description. According to Mark Darrach et al in “Lomatium tamanitchii (Apiaceae) a New Species from Oregon and Washington State, USA”: «Lomatium tamanitchii (Apiaceae), is a newly discovered substrate-specific, narrow endemic species. [...]

Lomatium howellii

27 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Description from the California Native Plant Society. It is an uncommon species known by the common name Howell’s biscuitroot, or Howell’s lomatium. It is native to the Klamath Mountains of southern Oregon and northern California, where [...]

Lomatium piperi

5 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. The roots of  Lomatium piperi have been used as a food by the Paiute according to “Ethnobotany of the Oregon Paiutes of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation” (Mahar, James Michael., 1953). Description from the Vascular [...]

Lomatium californicum

4 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. Lomatium californicum has been used by the Karok, Kawaiisu, Poliklah, Yuki and Yurok People. Among the Karok, the roots were eaten raw or smoked in the pipe according to “Karok Ethnobotany” (Schenck, Sara M. and E. W. [...]

Lomatium vaginatum

4 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. Many species of Lomatium have been used as food or as medicine by the First Peoples of North America.  Description by the Jepson. Plant 1–4.5 dm; taproot stout; herbage green, finely scabrous to nearly glabrous. Stem leafy. Leaf: [...]

Lomatium nudicaule

3 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. Lomatium nudicaule has been used as a food or as medicine by many First Peoples of North America: Atsugewi, Cowichan, Kwakiutl, Nitinath, Okanagon, Paiute, Saanish, Salish, Songish and Thompson. It was primarily the stems and leaves [...]