Taxon  Report   5615 
Monardella antonina  Hardham  ssp. benitensis  (Hardham) Jokerst
San benito monardella

Monardella antonina ssp. benitensis
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Monardella antonina ssp. benitensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Monardella antonina ssp. benitensis
© 2011 Chris Winchell
Genus: Monardella
Parent Record Monardella antonina.
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.1 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Monardella villosa ssp. villosa
Alternate Names:
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CNPS + PLANTS: Monardella benitensis
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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