Eriodictyon crassifolium

Thick-leaved yerba santa

  • Height:   above 5 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   lavender
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Characteristics / Comments:   fire retardent properties - found in washes/riparian areas
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   154,000
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Eriodictyon crassifolium

Common Name:Thick leaved yerba santa

Eriodictyon crassifolium, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:California
Plant Community(s):Chaparral, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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