Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden holds 1 accessions of Monardella venosa in orthodox seed collection. We are uncertain as to how many total seeds are in this collection.
Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 4 accessions of Monardella venosa in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 16389 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.
Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, University of California Botanical Garden has collected 1 seed accessions of Monardella venosa from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants
Endemic to California, Monardella douglasii ssp. venosa is known only from Butte County and is extirpated in Sutter and Tuolumne Counties. This very rare subspecies is not protected and development proposals exist for one of the two known occurrences.
Sheep and cattle grazing
Possible alteration of fire regimes
The six populations vary in number of plants each year from less than 10 to 1000 (Castro and Janeway 1993).
The habitat is subject to cattle and sheep grazing.
Survey for suitable reintroduction sites
Seed collection for long-term storage.
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