Taxon  Report   6954 
Pycnanthemum californicum  Torr. ex Durand
California mint,  Mountain mint, Sierra mint
Pycnanthemum californicum
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
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Pycnanthemum californicum
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Pycnanthemum californicum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Pycnanthemum californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Pycnanthemum californicum
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Genus: Pycnanthemum
Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: canyons, slopes
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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 18, 2018).

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