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Eriodictyon crassifolium var. crassifolium

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Species Name: Eriodictyon crassifolium
Common Name: Felt-Leaved Yerba Santa

Excellent plant for soil stabilization as it can spread. Tough shrub with lovely lavender blooms.

Plant Family: Hydrophyllaceae
Plant Type: Shrub
Height by Width: 3-10' H x 3-5' W
Growth Habit: Rounded shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining, rocky
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring/Summer
Flower Color: Lavender
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: San Gabriel, Penisular Range, Western Transverse Range, South Coast Range
Natural Habitat: Slopes, roadsides, washes, river bottomes, mesas below 7800'

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