Perennial herb from a long, slender taproot, glabrous or short-hairy; stems 10-60 cm tall, leafy.
Mostly basal, pinnately compound, much dissected into small, very narrow segments; ultimate segments small, rarely as long as 1 cm.
Inflorescence of compound umbels with up to 15 compact heads; flowers bright yellow, small; involucels well-developed with egg-shaped, toothed bractlets.
Oblong to elliptic, 5-11 mm long, somewhat granular-roughened when young, usually glabrous at maturity, flattened, broadly winged with prominent ribs.
If more than one illustration is available for a species (e.g., separate illustrations were provided for two subspecies) then links to the separate images will be provided below. Note that individual subspecies or varietal illustrations are not always available.
Illustration Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia
||Value / Class
Moisture Regime (SMR)
[0 - very xeric; 4 - mesic;
8 - hydric]
of field plots
species was recorded in:
BEC Zone Class
All BEC Zones (# of stations/zone) species was recorded in
|CDF(17), CWH(2), IMA(1)|
Source: Klinkenberg 2013
Synonyms and Alternate Names:
Lomatium vaseyi (Coult. & Rose) Coult. & Rose