Species Details

Monardella hypoleuca ssp. hypoleuca

white-veined monardella

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Scientific Name:
Monardella hypoleuca A. Gray ssp. hypoleuca
Common Name:
white-veined monardella
Family: Lamiaceae
Element Code: PDLAM180A5
USDA Plants Symbol: MOHYH
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: (Apr)May-Aug(Sep-Dec)
50 - 1525 meters
165 - 5005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Known only from the Santa Monica, Santa Ynez, and Sierra Madre Mtns. Many occurrences historical; need field surveys. Possibly threatened by trail maintenance. Previously included plants from Santa Ana and Palomar Mtns., which are now described as hypoleuca ssp. intermedia; a rare taxon. Intergrades with M. villosa ssp. obispoensis in areas of overlap. See Synoptical Flora of North America 2(1):356-357 (1878) for original description and Novon 19:315-343 (2009) for revised circumscription.
Total Occurrences: 29
Element Occurrence Ranks:
0 0 0 0 0 29
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 21
Recent <=20 Years 8
Presumed Extant 29
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX), Santa Barbara (SBA), Ventura (VEN)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Canoga Park (3411825), Carpinteria (3411945), Dos Pueblos Canyon (3411948), Lion Canyon (3411952), Little Pine Mtn. (3411956), Malibu Beach (3411816), Matilija (3411943), Moorpark (3411838), Newbury Park (3411828), Ojai (3411942), Pitas Point (3411934), Point Conception (3412044), Point Dume (3411817), San Marcos Pass (3411957), Santa Barbara (3411946), Santa Rosa Hills (3412053), Santa Ynez (3412051), Solvang (3412052), Tajiguas (3412041), Topanga (3411815), Triunfo Pass (3411818), Ventura (3411933), Wheeler Springs (3411953), White Ledge Peak (3411944)
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
Counties   Quads