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Acanthomintha obovata ssp. cordata

Acanthomintha obovata Jeps. ssp. cordata Jokerst

Heartleaf Thorn-mint, Heartleaf Thorn Mint, Heart-leaved Thornmint, Heart Leaved Thorn Mint

Lamiaceae (Mint family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: White, sometimes purple-tipped.


Native Habitat: Vertic clay, grassy slopes, chaparral, oak woodlands.

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 obovata ssp. cordata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acanthomintha obovata ssp. cordata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acanthomintha obovata ssp. cordata


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

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