Lomatium columbianum

Columbia Desert Parsley

Large upright clump of dense silver-gray foliage. Leaves with reddish or light brown petioles carry pinnately divided leaves. Leaflets linear to 3/4 in. long. Flowers wine red. Grows on dry rocky slopes along Columbia River. The only parsley family plant in the Pacific Northwest with this color combination.

  • Rarity: Uncommon
  • Flowering Time: Mid-May
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 12--30 inches
  • Habitat: Shrub-Steppe
  • Found In: East Gorge
  • Native: Yes