USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Lomatium greenmanii, Greenman's lomatium. Photo by Paula Brooks.
Lomatium greenmanii range map.
Lomatium greenmanii, Greenman's lomatium
- Possibly mining
- Trampling by hikers
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
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. Photo by Paula Brooks.
Greenman's lomatium grows on high, rocky, windswept summits of the Wallowa Mountains in northeastern Oregon. Photo by Paula Brooks.
Lomatium greenmanii habitat. Photo by Paula Brooks.
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. Photo by Peter Zika.
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Last modified: Wednesday, 13-Oct-2010 14:35:48 EDT