Species Details

Poliomintha incana

frosted mint

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Scientific Name:
Poliomintha incana (Torr.) Gray
Common Name:
frosted mint
Family: Lamiaceae
Element Code: PDLAM1L020
USDA Plants Symbol: POIN3
Synonyms/Other Names:
CA Rare Plant Rank: 2A
Fed List: None
State List: None
Global Rank: G5
State Rank:
SH
Other Status:
CRPR Changes:
changed from 1A to 2A on 2013-06-12
Add Date: 1994-01-01
Date Edited: 2021-06-03
Lifeform: perennial shrub
Blooming Period: Jun-Jul
Elevation:
1600 - 1700 meters
5250 - 5580 feet
General Habitat:
  • Lower montane coniferous forest (mesic)
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known in CA from only a single historical collection (in 1938) at Cushenbury Springs. Possibly extirpated by mining activities. See Botany of the U.S. and Mexican Boundary Survey, 2(1):130 (1858) by W. Emory for original description, and Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 7:247-296 (1870) for taxonomic treatment.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 1
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 1
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 1
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 1
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
Arizona (AZ), California (CA), Colorado (CO), New Mexico (NM), Texas (TX), Utah (UT)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
San Bernardino (SBD)*
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Big Bear City (3411637)*
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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