Calflora
Taxon  Report   4668    
Lepechinia fragrans  (Greene) Epling
Fragrant pitcher sage,  Island pitchersage
Lepechinia fragrans
© 2003 Michael Charters
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lepechinia fragrans
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Lepechinia fragrans, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Lepechinia fragrans
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Lepechinia
Communities: Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Sphacele cordifolia
More information about  Lepechinia fragrans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LEFR)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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