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Acanthomintha lanceolata  Curran
Santa clara thorn mint
Acanthomintha lanceolata is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).
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~945 records in California
yellowone or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle
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Genus: Acanthomintha
Family: Lamiaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Ultramafic affinity: 3.4 - strong indicator

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Information about  Acanthomintha lanceolata from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACLA2)

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[Wikipedia] Limited Range, Habitat: It is endemic to California, where it is known from several counties surrounding and south of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is an uncommon resident of rocky habitat in coastal and inland mountain ranges. (link added by Mary Ann Machi)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/24/2024).