CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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USDA Zones: 8-10
Sunset Zones: 15-24
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full,Part,Shade
Water: Low
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: No
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Perennial
Size: 2 ft wide x 2 ft high
Form: Herbaceous - Spire
Flower Color: Pink,White
Flower Season: Spring
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Coarse
Deciduous: No
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: None

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Island alum root grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.