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Uses

Edible uses

Notes

The fresh or dried leaves have been used as a tea[1]. The leaves have been used as a wayside nibble to quench the thirst[1].

Leaves

Unknown part

Tea

Material uses

Planted as a fire-break and also for erosion control in California[2].

Unknown part

Medicinal uses(Warning!)

The leaves are blood purifier and febrifuge[1]. A poultice of the freshly pounded leaves has been applied to relieve the pain of rheumatic joints[1]. A decoction of the leaves has been taken internally to treat TB, sore throats, rheumatism, asthma, catarrh, fevers, coughs and colds[1].

Ecology

Ecosystem niche/layer

Ecological Functions

Earth stabiliser

Forage

Nothing listed.

Shelter

Nothing listed.

Propagation

Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse[2]. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and grow them on in the greenhouse for at least their first winter. Plant them out into their permanent positions in late spring or early summer, after the last expected frosts.

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Cultivation

Requires a position in full sun in a well-drained sandy soil[2]. This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to about -5°c[2]. It is probably best grown against a sunny wall.

Crops

Problems, pests & diseases

Associations & Interactions

There are no interactions listed for Eriodictyon trichocalyx. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.

Polycultures & Guilds

There are no polycultures listed which include Eriodictyon trichocalyx.

Descendants

Cultivars

Varieties

None listed.

Subspecies

None listed.

Full Data

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Taxonomy
Binomial name
Eriodictyon trichocalyx
Genus
Eriodictyon
Family
Hydrophyllaceae
Imported References
Edible uses
Medicinal uses
Material uses & Functions
Botanic
Propagation
Cultivation
Environment
Cultivation
Uses
Edible uses
None listed.
Material uses
None listed.
Medicinal uses
None listed.
Functions & Nature
Functions
Provides forage for
Provides shelter for
Environment
Hardiness Zone
8
Heat Zone
?
Water
moderate
Sun
full sun
Shade
no shade
Soil PH
Soil Texture
Soil Water Retention
Environmental Tolerances
    Ecosystems
    Native Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Adapted Climate Zones
    None listed.
    Native Geographical Range
    None listed.
    Native Environment
    None listed.
    Ecosystem Niche
    None listed.
    Root Zone Tendancy
    None listed.
    Life
    Deciduous or Evergreen
    Herbaceous or Woody
    Life Cycle
    Growth Rate
    ?
    Mature Size
    2 x meters
    Fertility
    ?
    Pollinators
    ?
    Flower Colour
    ?
    Flower Type











    References

    1. ? 1.01.11.21.31.41.51.6 Moerman. D. Native American Ethnobotany Timber Press. Oregon. ISBN 0-88192-453-9 (1998-00-00)
    2. ? 2.02.12.22.32.42.5 Huxley. A. The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992. MacMillan Press ISBN 0-333-47494-5 (1992-00-00)


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    Belongs to familyHydrophyllaceae +
    Belongs to genusEriodictyon +
    Functions asEarth stabiliser +
    Has binomial nameEriodictyon trichocalyx +
    Has common nameHairy Yerba Santa +
    Has drought toleranceIntolerant +
    Has edible partLeaves + and Unknown part +
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    Has material useFire retardant +
    Has mature height2 +
    Has medicinal partUnknown part +
    Has medicinal useAntiasthmatic +, Antirheumatic +, Blood purifier + and Febrifuge +
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    Has shade toleranceNo shade +
    Has soil ph preferenceAcid +, Neutral + and Alkaline +
    Has soil texture preferenceSandy +
    Has soil water retention preferenceWell drained +
    Has sun preferenceFull sun +
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