waterleaf family

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Noun1.waterleaf family - perennial woodland herbswaterleaf family - perennial woodland herbs    
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
Emmanthe, genus Emmanthe - one species: yellow bells
Eriodictyon, genus Eriodictyon - small genus of evergreen shrubs of southwestern United States and Mexico
genus Nemophila - genus of ornamental chiefly California herbs: baby blue-eyes
genus Phacelia - American herbs with usually pinnatifid leaves and blue or purple or white flowers in scorpioid cymes
genus Pholistoma, Pholistoma - straggling herbs of southwestern United States
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The Lompoc yerba santa, a shrub in the waterleaf family (Hydrophyllaceae), produces lavender flowers on sticky stems that can reach heights of 10 feet (3 meters).
Four Central California Plants A separate March 20 rule listed four plant species native to the south-central coast region of California as endangered: the Lompoc yerba santa (Eriodictyon capitatum), a shrub in the waterleaf family (Hydrophyllaceae); La Graciosa thistle (Cirsium loncholepis), a short-lived plant in the sunflower family (Asteraceae); Gaviota tarplant (Hemizonia increscens var.