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Monardella villosa (Coyote mint)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Monardella villosa

Monardella villosa Benth.

Coyote mint

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)


USDA Symbol: MOVI2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Size Notes: To 12 inches.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug



Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden - Santa Barbara, CA

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-08-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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