Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 07344 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Lomatium macrocarpum (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) J.M. Coult. & Rose
Common name   big-seeded biscuitroot
W.H. Whaley   s.n.  
Coll. Date 12 June 2002 
United States
Union County
Locality I-84, W of LaGrande, at junction of Highway 79 and road 9507.
Habitat Notes in disturbed area along road. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 45° 20'  38" N, 118° 8'  0.01" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Polygon diameter (with coordinate as origin): 1' (1800 m.)


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Lomatium macrocarpum (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) Coult. & Rose

     Cogswellia macrocarpa (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) M.E. Jones
     Ferula macrocarpa Hook. & Arn.
     Lomatium macrocarpum var. artemisiarum Piper
     Lomatium macrocarpum var. ellipticum (Torr. & Gray) Jepson
     Peucedanum macrocarpum Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray

Common Name(s): bigseed biscuitroot, bigseed lomatium, largefruit biscuitroot, large-fruit desert-parsley, long mamma.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=29719, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Apiales
                                Family: Apiaceae
                                    Genus: Lomatium
                                        Species: Lomatium macrocarpum


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 07344s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 13376s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
07340 Lomatium grayi  var. grayi   "Gray's biscuitroot" same section
07345 Lomatium lucidum      "shiny biscuitroot" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Bear Canyon (Valley) Union County, OR 0.6 mi. W   Drumhill Ridge 
Haywire Canyon (Valley) Union County, OR 0.6 mi. E   Drumhill Ridge 
Devils Slide (Cliff) Union County, OR 0.7 mi. E 3022  La Grande 
Rooster Peak (Summit) Union County, OR 0.8 mi. SE 3813  La Grande 
Wilson Canyon (Valley) Union County, OR 0.9 mi. W   Hilgard 
Orodell (historical) (Locale) Union County, OR 1 mi. E 2818  La Grande 
Orodell Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Union County, OR 1 mi. E 2818  La Grande 
Robbs Creek (Stream) Union County, OR 1 mi. W   Drumhill Ridge 
Perry School (School) Union County, OR 1.1 mi. W 2897  Hilgard 
Strober Ranch (Locale) Union County, OR 1.6 mi. N 3845  Hilgard 
Gangloff Park (Park) Union County, OR 1.4 mi. SE 2864  La Grande 
Pioneer Park (Park) Union County, OR 1.5 mi. SE 2802  La Grande 
Grande Ronde Hospital (Hospital) Union County, OR 1.6 mi. SE 2832  La Grande 
Table Mountain (Summit) Union County, OR 1.9 mi. SE 3563  La Grande 
Deal Creek (Stream) Union County, OR 1.8 mi. SE   Hilgard 
Perry (Populated Place) Union County, OR 1.6 mi. W 2897  Hilgard 
Perry Post Office (historical) (Post Office) Union County, OR 1.6 mi. W 2897  Hilgard 
Paddy Lots Springs (Spring) Union County, OR 1.7 mi. E 2805  La Grande 
Riveria School (School) Union County, OR 1.8 mi. E 2795  La Grande 
Benton Park (Park) Union County, OR 1.8 mi. E   La Grande 


Taxon Links for species Lomatium macrocarpum  (Nutt. ex Torr. & Gray) J.M. Coult. & Rose

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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