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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Monardella||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Monardella beneolens Shevock, Ertter & Jokerst
Habit: Subshrub, matted to tufted, rhizomed. Stem: decumbent, 10--30 cm; hairs spreading, long, soft, some glandular. Leaf: < 10 mm, narrowly ovate to triangular-ovate, margin wavy, entire to +- serrate, hairs dense, long, wavy, and glandular abaxially. Inflorescence: flower cluster 10--20 mm wide; outer bracts leaf-like or not; middle bracts +- erect, +- in cup-like involucre, short, ovate, green to straw-colored, rose-tinged or not. Flower: calyx 6--8 mm, hairs dense; corolla 9--11 mm, lavender to pale rose.
Ecology: Rocky granitic or metamorphic slopes in open conifer forest; Elevation: 2500--3600 m. Bioregional Distribution: s SNH. Flowering Time: Apr--Sep Note: Intergrades with Monardella odoratissima subsp. pallida.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Monardella australis subsp. jokerstii
Next taxon: Monardella boydii
Citation for this treatment: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell 2017. Monardella beneolens, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33926, accessed on January 19, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 19, 2017.