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Acanthomintha lanceolata  Curran
Santa clara thorn mint
Acanthomintha lanceolata
© 2007 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Acanthomintha lanceolata
© 2018 Elinor Gates
Acanthomintha lanceolata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Acanthomintha lanceolata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Acanthomintha lanceolata
© 2018 Elinor Gates
Genus: Acanthomintha
Communities: Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub

Serpentine affinity: 3.4; (strong indicator)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Acanthomintha lanceolata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).