Greenman’s Desert Parsley

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Photo Credit: Oregon Department of Agriculture

Overview

  • Species Common Name Greenman's Desert Parsley
  • Species Scientific Name Lomatium greenmanii
  • Federal Listing Status Species of Concern
  • State Listing Status Threatened

Ecoregions

Special needs

Greenman's desert parsley is a subalpine species found in meadows or rocky outcroppings. Plants occur on sedimentary soils or basalt substrate.

Limiting factors

Greenman's desert parsley is naturally rare. This localized endemic has four known occurrences on three mountain peaks in the Wallowa Mountains. One site is near a nature trail that is accessible by aerial tram and is vulnerable to unintentional trampling.

Conservation actions

Construction of pathways has reduced impacts. Continue to manage recreational use to minimize trampling.

Key reference or plan

Oregon Department of Agriculture Plant Conservation