Family: Carrot (Apiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 6 to 10
(Leptotaenia multifida/dissecta, Chocolate tips) Wild, celery-like herbaceous perennial native to the Great Basin and other drylands of the West. Traditional usage (American Indian, TWM): antiviral for colds, flus, epidemics. In nature, Lomatium grows on sunny slopes in dryish, rocky soil, anchored by a giant tap root that is filled with aromatic oleo-gum-resin. Sow seed in outdoor nursery bed in the fall to early spring, with germination in the spring. Alternatively, give 60 days cold, moist treatment (put seed in moist peat moss in a plastic bag in fridge) and then sow seed in warm soil. Plant 1 to 2 feet apart. Flowers in large umbels, to 3 feet tall.
30 seeds/pkt, Open Pollinated, Untreated, NO GMO’s
5 g contains ~300 seeds
10 g contains ~600 seeds