Salpichroa origanifolia

Salpichroa origanifolia_Zoya Akulova
Photo by Zoya Akulova

Common names: lily of the valley vine

Salpichroa origanifolia (lily of the valley vine) is a vine (family Solanaceae) with white flowers and oval-shaped leaves found in the San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento Valley and southwestern ranges of California. It is native to South America. It occurs in grasslands. It spreads via seeds, root fragments and pieces of underground stems. These stems are spread via dumped garden waste. Animals, wind, water and human activities can also spread seeds.

Cal-IPC Rating: Watch

Cal-IPC Assessment

Plant Risk Assessment - An evaluation of the potential for a plant to be invasive in California.

Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations

None for this species.

Other Salpichroa origanifolia Information

  • CalFlora - Distribution information based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.