Pseudocymopterus montanus

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Scientific Name Pseudocymopterus montanus (Cymopterus lemmonii) USDA PLANTS Symbol
PSMO
Common Name Mountain Parsley, Alpine False Springparsley ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
29837
Family Apiaceae (Parsley) SW Colorado
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to Alpine; aspen groves, forest clearings, meadows and rocky slopes.
Plant: Perennial up to 2 feet tall; slender, erect stems.
Leaves: Long-stalked with dark-green parsley-like leaves, pinnately-compound with highly variable leaflets that may be broad or narrow and lobed, dissected, or entire.
Inflorescence: Clusters of many very tiny (1/8-inch across) yellow flowers, in flat-topped umbels about 2 inches across.
References: Descr. adapted from "Guide to Colorado Wildflowers" by G.K. Guennel and www.fireflyforest.com.
Colorado Status
Native

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