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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Monardella||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Monardella viridis Jeps.
Habit: Subshrub, cespitose. Stem: ascending to erect, 10--50 cm. Leaf: petioled, 5--20(30) mm, 4--7 mm wide, adaxially +- glabrous, abaxially finely appressed-canescent. Inflorescence: flower cluster 10--20 mm wide; bracts generally 6--10 mm, lanceolate to ovate. Flower: calyx 7--8 mm; corolla rose to purple, tube included; stamens included.
Ecology: Chaparral, oak woodland, conifer forest, also serpentine; Elevation: 150--800 m. Bioregional Distribution: s NCoRI (Napa, Lake, Sonoma cos.). Flowering Time: Jun--Aug
Unabridged Note: Intergrades with Monardella purpurea in vicinity of Cazadero, Sonoma Co. An inland variant of Monardella villosa subsp. franciscana also present at that site. Plants resembling Monardella viridis occur on serpentine on Pine Hill, El Dorado Co., although abaxial leaf hairs longer than typical.
eFlora Treatment Author: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Monardella viminea
Next taxon: Nepeta
Citation for this treatment: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell 2016. Monardella viridis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=33953, accessed on May 05, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 05, 2016.