Eriodictyon crassifolium

Eriodictyon crassifolium

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Tongva - huherhetchet
Thickleaf Yerba Santa

A shrub in the borage family.  It is a woolly hairy shrub that reaches a height of ten feet and six feet wide.  Fragrant lavender flowers bloom in the spring,  It is semi-deciduous in the summer.  This plant is found in slopes, washes, canyons, mesas, and bluffs.

Plant with: 

Scrub Oaks, Manzanitas, Coyote Brush, Laurel Sumac, Chaparral Mallow, Bladderpod, Toyon, and Lemonade Berry

- Full sun

- Water once a month once established

- Attracts butterflies and bees

- Native to California