Species Details

Monardella sinuata ssp. nigrescens

northern curly-leaved monardella

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Photo of Monardella sinuata ssp. nigrescens
© 2014 John Doyen
Photo of Monardella sinuata ssp. nigrescens
© 2014 John Doyen
Photo of Monardella sinuata ssp. nigrescens
© 2013 Robert Sikora
Scientific Name:
Monardella sinuata Elvin & A.C. Sanders ssp. nigrescens Elvin & A.C. Sanders
Common Name:
northern curly-leaved monardella
Family: Lamiaceae
Element Code: PDLAM18162
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G3T2
State Rank:
S2
Other Status: SB_SBBG
CRPR Changes:
added to 1B.2 on 2013-12-31
Add Date: 2013-12-31
Date Edited: 2022-03-01
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: (Apr)May-Jul(Aug-Sep)
Elevation:
0 - 300 meters
0 - 985 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral (SCR Co.)
  • Coastal dunes
  • Coastal scrub
  • Lower montane coniferous forest (SCR Co., ponderosa pine sandhills)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Sandy
Notes:
Threatened by non-native plants. Possibly threatened by development, habitat loss, habitat fragmentation, and climate shifts. Previously included in M. undulata. Similar to M. breweri and M. douglasii. See Novon 19(3):315-345 (2009) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 25
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 7 5 0 1 12
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 13
Recent <=20 Years 12
Presence:
Presumed Extant 24
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Marin (MRN), Monterey (MNT), San Francisco (SFO), Santa Cruz (SCR)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Drakes Bay (3812218), Felton (3712211), Laurel (3712118), Marina (3612167), Monterey (3612158), San Francisco South (3712264)*, Seaside (3612157), Tomales (3812228)
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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