This Member of the Apiaceae family was given this name by John Merle Coulter
and Joseph Nelson Rose in 1888 as Peucedanum hendersonii, then in 1900 as a
It is from the western part of north America, growing in clay, receiving
a little water and lots of sun. The caudex will grow to 10 centimetres,
the stem to 30 centimetres. The flowers are yellow.