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Many-stemmed Dudleya
Dudleya multicaulis
About Many-stemmed Dudleya (Dudleya multicaulis) 1 Nurseries Carry This Plant Dudleya multicaulis is a succulent plant known by the common name manystem liveforever. This dudleya is endemic to southern California, where it is rare and becoming increasingly uncommon as its habitat is altered. Most of its known occurrences are in Orange County, where it lives mostly along the coastal plain in heavy clay soils. It is threatened by development, road construction, and recreational activity.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb, Succulent

3.6 - 8.4 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 3 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information

Common uses
Common uses
Hummingbird Gardens, Butterfly Gardens

Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 9.2" - 32.5", Summer Precipitation: 0.16" - 1.64", Coldest Month: 43.4" - 56.0", Hottest Month: 68.0" - 80.2", Humidity: 1.83" - 26.85", Elevation: 2" - 4033"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Manystem Liveforever

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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