Taxon  Report   51 
Acanthomintha obovata  Jepson
Obvate-leafed thorn mint
Acanthomintha obovata
© 2013 Chris Winchell
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Acanthomintha obovata
© 2016 Keir Morse
Acanthomintha obovata
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Acanthomintha obovata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Acanthomintha obovata
© 2013 Chris Winchell
Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Acanthomintha obovata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 23, 2018).

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