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Acanthomintha lanceolata

Acanthomintha lanceolata Curran

Santa Clara Thorn-mint, Santa Clara Thornmint, Santa Clara Thorn Mint

Lamiaceae (Mint family)


USDA Symbol: ACLA2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: White, occasionally tinged pink.


Native Habitat: Rocky slopes, outcrops, talus, chaparral, woodlands, occasionally on serpentine.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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