Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)

Lomatium greenmanii, Greenman's lomatium.
Lomatium greenmanii, Greenman's lomatium. Photo by Paula Brooks.

Lomatium greenmanii range map.
Lomatium greenmanii range map.

Lomatium greenmanii, Greenman's lomatium

Threats

  • Possibly mining
  • Trampling by hikers

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

More Information

Lomatium greenmanii.
It grows with other dwarf plants in crevices among rocks, where its roots are protected from the harsh environment. Photo by Paula Brooks.

Lomatium greenmanii.
Lomatium greenmanii. Photo by Paula Brooks.

Lomatium greenmanii habitat.
Greenman's lomatium grows on high, rocky, windswept summits of the Wallowa Mountains in northeastern Oregon. Photo by Paula Brooks.

Lomatium greenmanii habitat.
Lomatium greenmanii habitat. Photo by Paula Brooks.

Lomatium greenmanii compared to a quarter.
From these two photos with coins for scale, you can see how little of this plant is above ground.  It is well anchored among the rocks by a heavy perennial taproot. Photo by Peter Zika.

Lomatium greenmanii leaves compared to a penny.
Lomatium greenmanii. Photo by Peter Zika.