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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Monarda||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Monarda pectinata Nutt.
Stem: 1.5--3.5 dm; hairs short, +- curled down. Leaf: blade 1.5--4 cm, generally oblong to lanceolate, entire to serrate, +- glabrous to finely strigose especially on veins. Inflorescence: bracts +- straight, rarely recurved, then from base. Flower: calyx tube 6--8 mm, throat densely puberulent within, lobes 2--4 mm, long-acuminate; corolla 12--25 mm, white to pink, lower lip purple-spotted or not. Chromosomes: 2n=18,36.
Ecology: Washes, rocky slopes, pinyon/juniper woodland; Elevation: 1150--1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: e DMtns (New York Mtns); Distribution Outside California: to western Great Plains, northern Mexico. Flowering Time: May--Aug Note: Possible allopolyploid between Monarda citriodora, Monarda clinopodioides A. Gray. Collections needed.
eFlora Treatment Author: Thomas J. Rosatti & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Monarda
Next taxon: Monardella
Citation for this treatment: Thomas J. Rosatti & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Monarda pectinata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33915, accessed on February 08, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 08, 2016.