Barestem Desert Parsley

Lomatium nudicaule
  • Hul’qumi’num Name: q’uxmin
  • Description: Herbaceous perennial with aromatic foliage and bright yellow flowers which attract pollinators. Carrot-like seeds appear in summer.
  • Habitat: Dry, open sites.
  • Harvest:  Young leaves, and seeds.
  • Edibility:  The young leaves can be eaten raw and cooked. The seeds can be used as flavouring in cooking or chewed to soothe or sore throat.
  • Fun Fact:  An important medicinal and ceremonial plant, q`uxmin is a great addition to a pollinator garden.

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