Species Details

Monardella hypoleuca ssp. intermedia

intermediate monardella

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Photo of Monardella hypoleuca ssp. intermedia
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Photo of Monardella hypoleuca ssp. intermedia
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Photo of Monardella hypoleuca ssp. intermedia
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Scientific Name:
Monardella hypoleuca A. Gray ssp. intermedia A.C. Sanders & Elvin
Common Name:
intermediate monardella
Family: Lamiaceae
Element Code: PDLAM180A4
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Sep
400 - 1250 meters
1310 - 4100 feet
General Habitats:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest (sometimes)
Microhabitat Details: Usually understory
Known only from Santa Ana and Palomar Mtns.; all specimens of M. hypoleuca from RIV and ORA cos. are ssp. intermedia. Many occurrences historical; need field surveys. Threatened by alteration of fire regimes. Possibly threatened by fuel modifications, recreational activities, and trail maintenance. Intergrades with M. hypoleuca ssp. lanata in small area. See Novon 19:315-343 (2009) for original description.
Threat List Total: 4
Total EOs % of EOs
EOs with Threat Listed: 3 8 %
Road/trail construction/maint. 2 5%
Development 1 2%
Foot traffic/trampling 1 2%
Mining 1 2%
Total Occurrences: 38
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 1 0 0 0 37
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 30
Recent <=20 Years 8
Presumed Extant 38
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Orange (ORA), Riverside (RIV), San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Alberhill (3311764), Black Star Canyon (3311776), Canada Gobernadora (3311755), Corona South (3311775), El Toro (3311766), Fallbrook (3311743), Margarita Peak (3311744), Pala (3311731), Pechanga (3311741), San Clemente (3311745), Santiago Peak (3311765), Sitton Peak (3311754), Wildomar (3311753)
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.
Presumed Extant
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