Species Details

Monardella viminea

willowy monardella

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Photo of Monardella viminea
© 2015 Keir Morse
Photo of Monardella viminea
© 2015 Keir Morse
Photo of Monardella viminea
© 2013 Dale Ritenour
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1
Fed List: FE (1998-10-13)
State List: CE (1979-11-01)
Global Rank: G1
State Rank:
S1
Other Status: SB_CalBG/RSABG; SB_CRES
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B on 2004-06-09
Add Date: 1980-01-01
Date Edited: 2022-03-01
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Jun-Aug
Elevation:
50 - 225 meters
165 - 740 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Coastal scrub
  • Riparian forest
  • Riparian scrub
  • Riparian woodland
General Micro Habitat: alluvial ephemeral washes
Micro Habitat:
  • Alluvial Terraces
  • Washes
Notes:
Historical occurrences in Switzer and Beeler canyons extirpated by urbanization. Seriously threatened by urbanization, hydrological alterations, road improvements, vehicles, and non-native plants. Posibly threatened by erosion and alteration of fire regimes. A synonym of M. linoides ssp. viminea in The Jepson Manual. Can be confused with M. stoneana. See Pittonia 5:85 (1902) for original description and Novon 13:425-432 (2003) for revised nomenclature.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 30
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
1 5 4 3 7 10
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 17
Recent <=20 Years 13
Presence:
Presumed Extant 23
Possibly Extirpated 6
Presumed Extirpated 1
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Diego (SDG)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Del Mar (3211782), La Jolla (3211772), La Mesa (3211771), National City (3211761), Point Loma (3211762)*, Poway (3211781), San Vicente Reservoir (3211688)
Notes:
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.

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Presumed Extant
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