Taxon  Report   52 
Acanthomintha obovata  Jeps.  ssp. cordata  Jokerst
Heart leaved thorn mint,  Heartleaf thorn mint
Acanthomintha obovata ssp. cordata
© 2016 Keir Morse
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Acanthomintha obovata ssp. cordata
© 2016 Keir Morse
Acanthomintha obovata ssp. cordata
© 2016 Keir Morse
Acanthomintha obovata ssp. cordata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Acanthomintha obovata ssp. cordata
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Genus: Acanthomintha
Parent Record Acanthomintha obovata
Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Valley Grassland
Habitat: openings
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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: Jul 19, 2018).

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