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Uncommon species from California dunes

Common name: Curly-leaved Monardella

Photographed at Abbott's Lagoon, Pt. Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, California

CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - list 4.2

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curlyleaf monardella - Photo (c) Eric in SF, all rights reserved, uploaded by Eric Hunt
eric_hunt's ID: curlyleaf monardella (Monardella undulata)
Posted by eric_hunt over 5 years ago (Flag)
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curlyleaf monardella - Photo (c) Eric in SF, all rights reserved, uploaded by Eric Hunt
kueda's ID: curlyleaf monardella (Monardella undulata)
Posted by kueda over 4 years ago (Flag)
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A taxonomist in Jepson Manual 2 has re-classified this plant as Monardella sinuata ssp. nigrescens

Posted by doreensca about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Nice - dipped on this one this weekend - glad someone was able to see it...

Posted by loarie about 4 years ago (Flag)
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This is still listed as a full species in JM2 as far as I can tell.

Posted by kueda about 4 years ago (Flag)
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Apparently the annual dune monardellas at Pt. Reyes are now considered to be this:

http://www.marin.edu/cnps/RarePlantReport2012.html
http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91094

Posted by kueda about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by loarie about 3 years ago (Flag)
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Posted by doreensca almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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curlyleaf monardella - Photo (c) Eric in SF, all rights reserved, uploaded by Eric Hunt
eric_hunt's ID: curlyleaf monardella (Monardella undulata)
Monardella sinuata nigrescens - Photo (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Monardella sinuata ssp. nigrescens, a member of Curly leaved monardella (Monardella sinuata)
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