Overview

Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

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Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Monardella viminea Greene
Catalog Number: US 45762
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): G. R. Vasey
Year Collected: 1880
Locality: San Diego, California, United States, North America
  • Holotype: Greene, E. L. 1902. Pittonia. 5: 85.
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Ecology

Habitat

Comments: Coastal rocky drainages, just outside of the streambed on the sandy bench (Prince 2009).

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Population Biology

Number of Occurrences

Note: For many non-migratory species, occurrences are roughly equivalent to populations.

Estimated Number of Occurrences: 6 - 20

Comments: There are 8 extant occurrences (USFWS 2012). 10 occurrences are known to be extirpated (USFWS 2012).

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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G1 - Critically Imperiled

Reasons: Restricted to coastal rocky drainages in San Diego County, California. Only eight occurrences remain.

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Names and Taxonomy

Taxonomy

Comments: In this sense, Monardella viminea excludes plants named Monardella stoneana by Elvin and Sanders (2003) that were included in M. linoides ssp. viminea.

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