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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 subsp. crispa (Elmer) Elvin & A.C. Sanders
Habit: Subshrub to shrub, tufted or in mounds < 2.5 m wide. Stem: few to many, 10--50 cm, densely white-tomentose, hairs generally wavy. Leaf: 10--40 mm (including petiole, (3)5--7(8) mm), 5--15 mm wide, oblanceolate to (ob)ovate, fleshy, obtuse, sparsely to densely tomentose, appearing glaucous, margin wavy. Inflorescence: flower clusters 1--5 in terminal spike, 15--30 mm wide; generally subtended by leaves; bracts 7--15 mm, 3--8 mm wide, broadly lanceolate to (ob)ovate, soft-hairy, straw-colored or purple. Flower: calyx 6--7 mm, densely tomentose; corolla 10--14(16) mm, rose-purple.
Ecology: Active dunes; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: s CCo (San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara cos.). Flowering Time: Apr--Nov Note: Intergrades with Monarella undulata subsp. undulata in areas of overlap and transitional habitats. Threatened by coastal development.
Synonyms: Monardella crispa Elmer; Monardella undulata var. crispa (Elmer) Epling
eFlora Treatment Author: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell
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Previous taxon: Monardella undulata subsp. arguelloensis
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Citation for this treatment: Andrew C. Sanders, Mark A. Elvin & Mark S. Brunell 2016. Monardella undulata subsp. crispa, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91108, accessed on April 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 28, 2016.