Eriodictyon trichocalyx

Hairy yerba santa

  • Height:   3 ft - 5 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   summer
  • Flower Color:   lavender - white
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Characteristics / Comments:   soil/dune stabilization - erosion control
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   91,200
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Eriodictyon trichocalyx

Common Name:Hairy yerba santa

Eriodictyon trichocalyx, a angiosperm, is a shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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