Taxon  Report   51    
Acanthomintha obovata  Jeps.
Obvate-leafed thorn mint
Acanthomintha obovata
© 2013 Chris Winchell
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Acanthomintha obovata
© 2016 Keir Morse
Acanthomintha obovata
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Acanthomintha obovata, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Acanthomintha obovata
© 2013 Chris Winchell
Genus: Acanthomintha
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Acanthomintha obovata
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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website references from Google

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 16, 2019).