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Monardella odoratissima ssp. discolor

Monardella odoratissima Benth. ssp. discolor (Greene) Epling

Mountain Monardella, Mountainbalm

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s): Monardella discolor, Monardella odoratissima var. discolor


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: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Pinkish purple to white.


Native Habitat: Open, dry, often rocky places, low deserts to mid-elevations in the mountains.

Web Reference

Webref 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Monardella odoratissima ssp. discolor in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Monardella odoratissima ssp. discolor in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Monardella odoratissima ssp. discolor


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

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