Taxon  Report   5617    
Monardella beneolens  Shevock, Ertter, & Jokerst
Sweet smelling monardella
Monardella beneolens
© Rick York and CNPS
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Monardella beneolens
© Rick York and CNPS
Monardella beneolens, a dicot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Monardella beneolens
© 2018 Katie Rodriguez
Genus: Monardella
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Monardella beneolens
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).