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Eriodictyon angustifolium

Eriodictyon angustifolium Nutt.

Eriodictyon angustifolium Nutt. var. amplifolium Brand

Narrowleaf Yerba Santa

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyBoraginaceaeBorages or forget-me-nots
GenusEriodictyonDerived from the Greek erion, “wool,” and diktuon, “net,” and referring to the appearance of the underside of the leaves
SpeciesangustifoliumHaving narrow foliage

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Eriodictyon angustifolium description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.

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Eriodictyon angustifolium (Narrowleaf Yerba Santa)

5/3/2018 · Joshua Tree National Park, CA
≈ 18 × 14" (45 × 34 cm)

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