Taxon  Report   4667    
Lepechinia cardiophylla  Epling
Heart leaved pitcher sage,  Santa ana pitchersage
Lepechinia cardiophylla
© 2003 Vince Scheidt
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lepechinia cardiophylla
© 2012 Zoya Akulova
Lepechinia cardiophylla
© 2003 Vince Scheidt
Lepechinia cardiophylla, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lepechinia cardiophylla
© 2003 Vince Scheidt
Genus: Lepechinia
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Lepechinia cardiophylla
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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