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San Benito Thornmint (Acanthomintha obovata subsp. obovata)

  • Global Rank: T3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Lamiaceae
  • State:
  • Nature Serve ID: 136067
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 05/28/2022

Where is San Benito Thornmint (Acanthomintha obovata subsp. obovata) located in the wild?

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Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 12/02/2022
  • Seed Collection Orthodox Seed Banking

UC Santa Cruz collected this species from the wild in May, 2022, and holds it in seed collection as part of the California Plant Rescue seed banking initiative.

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Taxon Acanthomintha obovata subsp. obovata
Authority Kartesz, J.T.
Family Lamiaceae
CPC Number 449699
ITIS 32429
Duration Annual
Common Names San Benito Thornmint
Associated Scientific Names Acanthomintha obovata subsp. obovata | Acanthomintha obovata ssp. obovata
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