Eriodictyon trichocalyx var. trichocalyx

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Species Name: Eriodictyon trichocalyx var. trichocalyx
Common Name: Hairy Yerba Santa or Yerba Ynez

Aromatic leaves. Great for soil stabilization and erosion control. Spreads by rhizomes. Can be invasive in garden situations.

Plant Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 4' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to occasional
Cold Hardy to: 8,000'
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Light purple
Distribution: South coast, San Gabriel Mtns, San Bernardino Mtns, Peninsular Ranges, Deserts
Natural Habitat: Edges of chaparral

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