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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Monardella||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Monardella exilis (A. Gray) Greene
Habit: Annual; generally branched from base, occasionally stem simple. Stem: 6--30 cm, erect, puberulent. Leaf: conspicuously petioled, 15--37 mm, 3--8 mm wide, lanceolate to narrowly ovate. Inflorescence: flower cluster 10--20 mm wide; bracts ovate, abruptly acuminate, long-ciliate, puberulent, generally green with purple tinge; margins, tips white-scarious; veins +- palmate, lateral veins 3--4 per side of midrib, cross-veins 0 or inconspicuous. Flower: calyx lobe tips erect, acute, white, tube +- purple distally, hairy; corolla 10 mm, white, lobes gland-tipped; stamens slightly exserted, anther sacs purple, tissue between pollen chambers notched.
Ecology: Desert scrub, washes, pinyon woodland; Elevation: 600--2100 m. Bioregional Distribution: se SN, n TR, nw DMoj. Flowering Time: Apr--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Monardella eremicola
Next taxon: Monardella follettii
Citation for this treatment: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell 2016. Monardella exilis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33932, accessed on May 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 25, 2016.