Lomatium nudicaule

This carrot family plant has oval leaflets that appear bluish because of their waxy coating. Umbel of yellow to white florets on long “stalks” give this plant an almost other-worldly appearance.

Lomatium nudicaule (c) Holly Crosson
Lomatium_nudicaule (c) Walter Siegmund

Photo credit: Lomatium_nudicaule (c) Walter Siegmund

Lomatium_nudicaule 2 (c) Walter Siegmund

Photo credit: Lomatium_nudicaule 2 (c) Walter Siegmund

  • Lomatium nudicaule (c) Holly Crosson
  • Lomatium_nudicaule (c) Walter Siegmund
  • Lomatium_nudicaule 2 (c) Walter Siegmund

Plant Details

Habitat:
Oak woodland
Upland Prairie and Savanna
Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland
Mature Height:
10-30"
Shade Preference:
Full Sun,
Soil Tolerance:
Dry to moist soils
Special Uses:
Attracts butterflies.