Lepechinia fragrans
Lepechinia fragrans

Lepechinia fragrans

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Pitcher Sage

Exposure: part shade, full sun

height: 8' width 6'

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A species of flowering plant in the Lamiaceae (Mint) family, Pitcher Sage or Woodbalm is endemic to California, where it is a common plant in several different habitat types, including the chaparral plant community. It is found along the central coast from Mendocino County to Ventura County, as well as portions of the Coast Ranges and Sierra foothills. This is an aromatic shrub with parts of its bark covered in long hairs, some of which have resin glands in them.