Taxon  Report   3183 
Eriodictyon capitatum  Eastw.
Lompoc yerba santa
Eriodictyon capitatum
© 2013 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
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Eriodictyon capitatum
© 2013 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Eriodictyon capitatum
© 2013 Anuja Parikh and Nathan Gale
Eriodictyon capitatum, 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.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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

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Eriodictyon capitatum
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Genus: Eriodictyon
Chaparral, Closed-cone Pine Forest
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More information about  Eriodictyon capitatum
Jepson eFlora

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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 22, 2016).

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