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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Monardella||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Species: Monardella undulata||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
Monardella undulata Benth. subsp. undulata
Habit: Subshrub, erect, open. Stem: 30--70 cm, several, +- sparsely hairy, purple; lateral stems generally < 1 mm diam. Leaf: 10--30 mm (including petiole, 0--7 mm), 2--4 mm wide, linear to narrowly (ob)lanceolate, thin, sparsely hairy, green, margin wavy. Inflorescence: flower cluster generally 1 per main stem, 10--20 mm wide; bracts 7--10 mm, 3--5 mm wide, lanceolate to narrowly ovate, acuminate, straw-colored or purple. Flower: calyx 4--6(7) mm, hairy, especially lobe tips; corolla rose-purple or purple.
Ecology: Stabilized dunes, coastal scrub, stabilized sandy soils; Elevation: < 200 m. Bioregional Distribution: s CCo (San Luis Obispo Co.). Flowering Time: Apr--Sep Note: Intergrades with Monardella undulata subsp. crispa in areas of overlap. Threatened by coastal development.
Synonyms: Monardella frutescens (Hoover) Jokerst; Monardella undulata var. frutescens Hoover
eFlora Treatment Author: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell
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Previous taxon: Monardella undulata subsp. crispa
Next taxon: Monardella venosa
Citation for this treatment: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell 2016. Monardella undulata subsp. undulata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91107, accessed on February 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 06, 2016.