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. [...]

Erythranthe lewisii var. albiflorum

29 June 2017 // 0 Comments

In July 2009, I discovered different white populations of Mimulus lewisii at Crater Lake in Oregon. There was no mention on the web, at that time, of a studied and investigated white form of Mimulus lewisii. Since then, I found a mention of [...]

Calochortus nudus

28 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. A food for many Amerindian Peoples: the bulbs were eaten raw or roasted. Description by the California Native Plant Society. Calochortus nudus is a species of flowering plant in the lily family known by the common name naked mariposa [...]

Calochortus subalpinus

28 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. A food for many Amerindian Peoples: the bulbs were eaten raw or roasted. Description from the Flora of North America. Stems usually not branching, straight or flexuous, often scapelike, 0.5–3 dm. Leaves: basal 1–3 dm × 2–15 mm, [...]

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 [...]

Calochortus persistens

27 June 2017 // 0 Comments

Ethnobotany. A food for many Amerindian Peoples: the bulbs were eaten raw or roasted. Description. Siskiyou mariposa lily is an herbaceous perennial with a single, basal leaf arising from a bulb.  The basal leaf can be up to 20 centimeters (7.9 [...]