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Eriodictyon capitatum

Eriodictyon capitatum Eastw.

Lompoc Yerba Santa, Lompoc Yerba-santa

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ERCA7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 9 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Lavender.

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Ravines, mesas, chaparral, bishop pine woodlands.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q0QR
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (CA)
Critical Habitat: 17.96(a)
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eriodictyon capitatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eriodictyon capitatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eriodictyon capitatum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-04-20
Research By: CBR

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