CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record monardella_beneolens - Fri, Dec. 3, 2021, 06:00 ET b
Monardella beneolens
common namesweet-smelling monardella
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Rick York © 1986 CNPS  Follow image link for photo data.
life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 1B.3
LIST 1B: Rare, threatened, or endangered in California and elsewhere.
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2     G2: 6-20 occurrences OR 1,000-3,000 individuals OR 2,000-10,000 acres
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Topographic quads (6):
Owens Peak (258B) 3511768, Haiwee Pass (306A) 3611821, Bartlett (329A) 3611841, Cirque Peak (329B) 3611842, Olancha (329D) 3611831, Mount Whitney (352D) 3611853
quad data info

Counties, states, regions:
Inyo (INY), Kern (KRN), Tulare (TUL)
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Alpine boulder and rock field (AlpBR)
•Subalpine coniferous forest (SCFrs)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/granitic
blooming period Jun-Sep  
elevation range2475 - 3500 meters
Known only from the eastern Sierran crest. Remoteness of occurrences limits disturbance. Hybridizes with M. linoides ssp. linoides and M. odoratissima ssp. pallida. See Madroņo 36(4):271-279 (1989) for original description.
full nameMonardella beneolens Shevock, B. Ertter & Jokerst
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  MOBE5 Element Code  PDLAM180U0
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Fri, Dec. 3, 2021 from

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