Taxon  Report   53 
Acanthomintha obovata  Jepson  ssp. obovata 
San Benito thorn mint

Acanthomintha obovata ssp. obovata
© 2013 Chris Winchell
Acanthomintha obovata ssp. obovata, 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 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Acanthomintha obovata ssp. obovata
© 2013 Chris Winchell
Genus: Acanthomintha
Parent Record Acanthomintha obovata.
Chaparral, Valley Grassland
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   3.5 (broad endemic / strong indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 Information about  Acanthomintha obovata ssp. obovata  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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: Oct 06, 2015).

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