Calflora
Taxon  Report   9511    
Ehrendorferia chrysantha  (Hook. & Arn.) Rylander
Golden eardrops
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
© 2009 Lynn Watson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
© 2018 Brian Charles
Ehrendorferia chrysantha
© 2018 Aaron Echols
Ehrendorferia chrysantha, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Ehrendorferia chrysantha
© 2018 Brian Charles
Family: PAPAVERACEAE  
Genus: Ehrendorferia
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland

Serpentine affinity: 1.1; (weak indicator / indifferent)

Habitat: disturbed, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Dicentra chrysantha
More information about  Ehrendorferia chrysantha
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (EHCH)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).