Taxon  Report   3180 
Eriodictyon altissimum  P. Wells
Indian Knob mountainbalm

Eriodictyon altissimum
© 2002 California Native Plant Society
Eriodictyon altissimum, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Eriodictyon altissimum
© 2012 David Wolfson
Genus: Eriodictyon
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: coastal [CNPS Inventory]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 10, 2015).

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