Common Names fern-leafed desert parsley, fernleaf biscuitroot, desert parsley, fern-leafed lomatium
Plant Type Forb
This is an edible plant. The stems were eaten raw or cooked by the Okanagon, Yakama, and Thompson. The fresh or dried leaves were used as a spice, and the flowers, leaves, stems, and green fruits were used to make tea by the Okanagon. Seeds were used as insect repellent, perfume and medicine by the Yakama. The roots were also cooked and eaten.
Lomatium dissectum roots are used as a source of herbal medicines.
fern-leafed lomatium, fern-leafed desert parsley, fernleafed lomatium, fernleafed desert parsley, fernleaf biscuitroot, fern-leaf biscuitroot