Taxon  Report   48 
Acanthomintha duttonii  (Abrams) Jokerst
San mateo thorn mint
Acanthomintha duttonii
© 2013 Lech Naumovich
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Acanthomintha duttonii
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Acanthomintha duttonii
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Acanthomintha duttonii, a dicot, is an annual herb 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 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

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Acanthomintha duttonii
© 2013 Lech Naumovich
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Acanthomintha
Communities:
Chaparral, Valley Grassland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.1 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Acanthomintha obovata ssp. duttonii
More information about  Acanthomintha duttonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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USDA PLANTS Profile (ACDU2)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 25, 2016).

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