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

CDFA Rating: C

Cal-IPC Assessment

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

Species ID Card

Invasive Species ID Card - To support field identification of early detection species, Cal-IPC has designed a set of Species ID cards that can be downloaded, printed double-sided, and trimmed to size.

Weed Management Notes

No Weed RIC Management Notes are available for this species. Check for information on other species in the genus on the Weed RIC site.

Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles

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Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations

Presentations are linked where available. Where a presentation is not available, find more information by reading the abstract in the Cal-IPC Symposia Archive.

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Other Salpichroa origanifolia Information

  • CalPhotos - Images of plants taken mostly in California.
  • Calflora - See the distribution of this species on Calflora's map of California.
  • Jepson Online Interchange for California Flora - Information on taxonomy, biology, and distribution from UC Berkeley's Jepson Herbarium.
  • USDA PLANTS Database - Federal database with information on identification and distribution, and links to websites in individual states.
  • EDDMapS - North American distribution based on Early Detection and Distribution Mapping System.