Calflora
Taxon  Report   11868    
Monardella saxicola  I.M. Johnst.
Rock monardella
Monardella saxicola
© 2004 Naomi Fraga
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Monardella saxicola, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS 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
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Bloom Period
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Monardella
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Monardella viridis ssp. saxicola

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Monardella hypoleuca var. saxicola
ICPN + CNPS: Monardella viridis ssp. saxicola
More information about  Monardella saxicola
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (MOVIS4)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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