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Common Name: Chalk Lettuce
Dudleya pulverulenta is a Perennial
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
South-western N. America - California to Arizona.
Found in coastal sage scrub and chaparral plant communites from sea level to elevations of 1500 metres[
This species is not very hardy in Britain and requires protection from frosts[
]. This contradicts slightly with the plants hardiness rating in the same book of 8, which suggests it should tolerate temperatures down to about -5°c[
Leaves - raw[