Eriodictyon angustifolium Nutt.
Narrowleaf yerba santa
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Lamiales||Aromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary|
|Family||Boraginaceae||Borages or forget-me-nots|
|Genus||Eriodictyon||Derived from the Greek erion, “wool,” and diktuon, “net,” and referring to the appearance of the underside of the leaves|
|Species||angustifolium||Having narrow foliage|
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Eriodictyon angustifolium var. amplifolium
Eriodictyon angustifolium description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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5/3/2018 · Keys View, Joshua Tree National Park, California
≈ 17 × 14" (43 × 34 cm)
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