Trichostema lanatum Benth.
Woolly Bluecurls, Romero
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
USDA Symbol: TRLA3
Deer may browse this plant in bad years.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Native Distribution: CA Coastal Ranges from Monterey & San Benito Cos. to Orange & San Diego Cos., south into Baja California
Native Habitat: Dry slopes & chaparral below 3500 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Poor, well-drained soils.
Conditions Comments: Deer may browse this in bad years.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationDescription: Easily propagated from stem cuttings. Seed is difficult.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
BibliographyBibref 995 - Native Landscaping from El Paso to L.A. (2000) Wasowski, S. and A. Wasowski
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Trichostema lanatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Trichostema lanatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Trichostema lanatum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-02-21
Research By: TWC Staff