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Siskiyou Bluecurls
Trichostema simulatum
About Siskiyou Bluecurls (Trichostema simulatum) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Trichostema simulatum is a species of flowering plant in the mint family known by the common name Siskiyou bluecurls. It is native to the southern Cascade Range in northern California and southern Oregon, and in the northern Sierra Nevada in California. Trichostema simulatum is an annual herb grows up to about 40 centimetres (16 in) tall. Its aromatic foliage is coated in long and short glandular and nonglandular hairs. The lance-shaped leaves are 2 to 5 centimeters long. The inflorescence is a long cyme of flowers growing from the stem between each leaf pair. Each flower has a hairy calyx of sepals with triangular points and a tubular, lipped purple corolla. The four protruding stamens are curved.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Annual herb

1.3 ft tall

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 3 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 13.1" - 68.8", Summer Precipitation: 0.51" - 2.29", Coldest Month: 32.1" - 49.2", Hottest Month: 54.8" - 74.8", Humidity: 1.36" - 24.19", Elevation: 373" - 5570"

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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