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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Monardella||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Monardella pringlei A. Gray
Habit: Annual, branched near base, occasionally distally, gray-green, hairy. Stem: erect, 11--32 cm. Leaf: 8--48 mm, 2--12 mm wide, hairy. Inflorescence: flower cluster 15--20 mm wide; bracts 6--11 mm wide, ovate, abruptly acuminate, long-hairy, purple adaxially, lateral veins prominent. Flower: calyx soft-hairy, lobes awl-like, flattened, generally purple, densely hairy adaxially; corolla 11--13 mm, rose or purple, tube exserted; stamens exserted, anther sacs generally persistently deep-purple.
Ecology: Interior sand dunes, sandy soils; Elevation: 300--400 m. Bioregional Distribution: e SCo (near Colton, Riverside, San Bernardino cos.). Flowering Time: Apr--Jun Note: Last documented in 1941; habitat mostly destroyed by urbanization, very limited potential habitat remains.
Unabridged Note: Last known collection: J.C. Roos 2472, 17 May 1941, sand hills west of Colton (La Sierra College Herbarium).
eFlora Treatment Author: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell
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Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Monardella palmeri
Next taxon: Monardella purpurea
Citation for this treatment: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell 2017. Monardella pringlei, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33946, accessed on February 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 22, 2017.