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Botanical Name: Anemopsis californica
Common Name: Yerba Mansa
- Atttractive foliage, flowers, and seed pods. Leaves have medicinal value in local Native American cultures. Goes completely deciduous in the late fall, disappearing into the ground, then reappearing with warmer weather. Spreads by stolons (above ground stems).
- Plant Family: Saururaceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: Less than 1' H x spreading
- Growth Habit: Clumps connected by stolons
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Fall/Winter deciduous
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full to partial sun
- Soil Preference: Adaptable, saline or alkaline
- Water Requirements: Regular to constant
- Cold Hardy to: 5,100'
- Flower Season: Spring/Summer
- Flower Color: White
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: Southwest Sacramento Valley, San Joaquin Valley, San Francisco Bay, South Coast Ranges, South Coast, n. & s. Channel Is., Peninsular Range, Mojave Desert
- Natural Habitat: Wet or moist areas. Seeps or springs, from 225' to 5,100'.
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