Lomatium dissectum

Lomatium dissectum

Fernleaf biscuitroot

Native drought tolerant perennial; full sunlight. Yellow inconspicuous flowers bloom May and June, starting in a tight circle and spreading into a golden wheel shape over six inches in diameter. Occurs in semi-desert foothills, shrublands, woodlands and openings. Highly desirable for sage grouse habitat.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
12 
- 36 
in.
Life Form: 
Perennial
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Low - Moderate
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Average
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
- 10 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
17.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
45,000
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring
Summer