Monardella linoides ssp. oblonga
Common Name: Tehachapi monardella
Family: Lamiaceae
Element Code: PDLAM180D2
Full Name: Monardella linoides Gray ssp. oblonga (Greene) Abrams

2009 Justin M. Wood
Biology Glossary
  • Lifeform: perennial rhizomatous herb
  • Blooming Period: June - August
  • Habitat:  
    • Lower montane coniferous forest
    • Pinyon and juniper woodland
    • Upper montane coniferous forest
Rarity Status Glossary
Occurrence Data from DFG
California Natural Diversity Database Glossary
  • Total # of Known Element Occurrences: 57
  • Element Occurrence Ranks:
    A B C D X U
    2 19 10 4 0 22
  • Population Status:
    >20 yrs
    <=20 yrs
    13 44
  • Presence:
    Present Extant Possibly Extirpated Extirpated
    57 0 0
Notes Glossary
  • Possibly threatened by recreational activities and wind energy development. Possibly indistinct from ssp. linoides.
  • To submit rare plant observation data, use the CNDDB field survey form. Please see also the CNPS Rare Plant Data page.
  • Date Added: 1974-01-01
  • Last Update: 2013-04-29
Location Glossary
  • Elevation: 900 - 2470 meters
  • California Endemic: yes
  • States: California
  • California Counties and Islands:   name (code)
    Kern (KRN),  Los Angeles (LAX),  Tulare (TUL),  Ventura (VEN)
  • Quads:   name (DWR code) USGS code
    Alamo Mountain (164B) 34118F8,  Cobblestone Mtn. (164D) 34118E7,  Lockwood Valley (165A) 34119F1,  San Guillermo (165B) 34119F2,  Reyes Peak (166A) 34119F3,  Tylerhorse Canyon (187B) 34118H4,  Frazier Mtn. (189C) 34118G8,  Sawmill Mountain (190C) 34119G2,  Cuddy Valley (190D) 34119G1,  Apache Canyon (191D) 34119G3,  Cache Peak (211B) 35118B2,  Tehachapi South (212C) 35118A4,  Monolith (212D) 35118A3,  Cross Mountain (236C) 35118C2,  Claraville (237A) 35118D3,  Emerald Mtn. (237D) 35118C3,  Oil Center (239B) 35118D8,  Pine Mountain (262D) 35118E7,  Johnsondale (285A) 35118H5
  • Notes:
      Definitions of codes preceding a county and/or quad:
      * Presumed extirpated
      ? Uncertain about distribution or identity
      ?* Uncertain about distribution, but presumed extirpated if once present
      (?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
      Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable.
Presumed Extant Presumed Extirpated or Unknown 1149
Links to Leading Resources of Taxon Information
Suggested Citation
CNPS, Rare Plant Program. . Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v8-02). California Native Plant Society, Sacramento, CA. Website [accessed ].

34118F8=Alamo Mountain (164B) 34118F8;34118E7=Cobblestone Mtn. (164D) 34118E7;34119F1=Lockwood Valley (165A) 34119F1;34119F2=San Guillermo (165B) 34119F2;34119F3=Reyes Peak (166A) 34119F3;34118H4=Tylerhorse Canyon (187B) 34118H4;34118G8=Frazier Mtn. (189C) 34118G8;34119G2=Sawmill Mountain (190C) 34119G2;34119G1=Cuddy Valley (190D) 34119G1;34119G3=Apache Canyon (191D) 34119G3;35118B2=Cache Peak (211B) 35118B2;35118A4=Tehachapi South (212C) 35118A4;35118A3=Monolith (212D) 35118A3;35118C2=Cross Mountain (236C) 35118C2;35118D3=Claraville (237A) 35118D3;35118C3=Emerald Mtn. (237D) 35118C3;35118D8=Oil Center (239B) 35118D8;35118E7=Pine Mountain (262D) 35118E7;35118H5=Johnsondale (285A) 35118H5