Eriodictyon angustifolium

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Eriodictyon angustifolium
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Boraginales
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Eriodictyon
E. angustifolium
Binomial name
Eriodictyon angustifolium

Eriodictyon angustifolium, common name narrowleaf yerba santa, is a perennial shrub.

The plant is native to pinyon-juniper Woodland habit]]s of western North American deserts. It is found in the Mojave Desert in California, Nevada, & Utah; and in Baja California.


Eriodictyon angustifolium has toothed leaves, about 10 centimeters in length, that are sticky above and hairy below.

The white, five-petaled flowers are in bloom in June &/or July.

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