Mariposa County, California, US
Pacific Crest Trail
Granite Chief Wilderness
Approx 7,000 ft
Found on Mt. Howard, Wallowa Whitman NF
Monardella is a genus of 28 species of annual and perennial plants native to western North America. They are grown for their highly aromatic foliage, which in some species is used for herbal teas. The 2-lipped, tubular flowers are formed in terminal clusters and are most usually red, pink, or purple in color.