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Acanthomintha duttonii

Acanthomintha duttonii (Abrams) Jokerst

San Mateo Thorn-mint, San Mateo Thornmint, San Mateo Thorn Mint

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s): Acanthomintha obovata ssp. duttonii

USDA Symbol: ACDU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: CA
Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in the United States.
Native Habitat: Serpentine grasslands.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley

Additional resources

USDA: Find Acanthomintha duttonii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acanthomintha duttonii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acanthomintha duttonii

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-05-14
Research By: CBR

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