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California yerba santa
Eriodictyon californicum
California yerba santa Borage Family
Eriodictyon californicum Boraginaceae
common names
  California yerba santa
  mountain balm
  consumptive's weed
  bear weed
accepted scientific name
  Eriodictyon californicum (Hook. & Arn.) Torr.
rules for finding collection records
  Eriodictyon californicum (2752)
family name
Image Author: ©2009 Barry Breckling
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color color color
Flower size is 0.3 to 0.5 inches
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed beginning of February thru 2nd week of November

How Likely at this Location (42%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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