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Monardella arizonica

Monardella arizonica Epling

Arizona Monardella, Arizona Mint, Arizona Mountainbalm, Bee Balm

Lamiaceae (Mint family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Pale pink or white with purple spots.


Native Habitat: Rocky ledges, canyon bottoms, desert scrub and chaparral communities.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-05-20
Research By: CBR

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