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Eriodictyon crassifolium

Eriodictyon crassifolium Benth.

Thickleaf Yerba Santa, Thick-leaf Yerba-santa, Thick Leaved Yerba Santa, Felt Leaved Yerba Santa

Hydrophyllaceae (Waterleaf family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ERCR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Pale to dark lavender.

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Habitat: Slopes, roadsides, washes, river bottoms, mesas, chaparral, woodlands.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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