Taxon  Report   6954    
Pycnanthemum californicum  Torr. ex Durand
California mint,  Mountain mint, Sierra mint
Pycnanthemum californicum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Pycnanthemum californicum
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
Pycnanthemum californicum
© 2018 Sierra Pacific Industries
Pycnanthemum californicum, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Pycnanthemum californicum
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Genus: Pycnanthemum
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland

Habitat: canyons, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Pycnanthemum californicum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 19, 2019).