Taxon  Report   3182 
Eriodictyon californicum  (Hook. & Arn.) Torrey
California yerba santa,  Yerba santa
Eriodictyon californicum
© 2006 Julie Kierstead Nelson
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Eriodictyon californicum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Eriodictyon californicum
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Eriodictyon californicum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Eriodictyon californicum
© 2011 John W. Wall
Genus: Eriodictyon
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest
Habitat: slopes, ridges [Walker]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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