Species Details

Lepechinia fragrans

fragrant pitcher sage

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Photo of Lepechinia fragrans
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Photo of Lepechinia fragrans
© 2014 Debra L. Cook
Photo of Lepechinia fragrans
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Scientific Name:
Lepechinia fragrans (Greene) Epl.
Common Name:
fragrant pitcher sage
Family: Lamiaceae
Element Code: PDLAM0V030
USDA Plants Symbol: LEFR
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Mar-Oct
20 - 1310 meters
65 - 4300 feet
General Habitats:
  • Chaparral
Microhabitat Details:
Known in the Santa Monica Mtns. from near Triunfo Pass, and may cross into VEN Co. Threatened in the Santa Monica Mtns. by urbanization; threatened in the San Gabriel Mtns. by fire management and habitat alteration.
Total Occurrences: 0
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 0 0 0 0 0
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 0
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presumed Extant 0
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX), San Bernardino (SBD), Santa Barbara (SBA), Ventura (VEN)?
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Acton (3411842), Azusa (3411728), Chilao Flat (3411831), Condor Peak (3411832), Cucamonga Peak (3411725), Fillmore (3411848), Glendora (3411727), Goleta (3411947), Green Valley (3411854), Matilija (3411943), Mt. Baldy (3411726), Mt. Wilson (3411821), Newbury Park (3411828), Pasadena (3411822), Point Dume (3411817), Point Mugu (3411911), Santa Catalina East (3311833), Santa Catalina North (3311844), Santa Catalina South (3311834), Santa Catalina West (3311845), Santa Cruz Island A (3311987), Santa Cruz Island B (3311986), Santa Cruz Island C (3311985), Santa Cruz Island D (3311984), Santa Rosa Island East (3311988), Santa Rosa Island North (3312081), Santa Rosa Island South (3312071), Santa Rosa Island West (3312082), Sunland (3411833), Telegraph Peak (3411735), Topanga (3411815), Triunfo Pass (3411818), Warm Springs Mountain (3411855), White Ledge Peak (3411944)
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant
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