Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Acanthomintha ilicifolia, San Diego thornmint.
Acanthomintha ilicifolia. Photo by Victoria Marshall, San Diego County, May 2005.

Acanthomintha ilicifolia, San Diego thornmint.
Acanthomintha ilicifolia. Photo by Gary A. Monroe, USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database.

Acanthomintha ilicifolia, San Diego thornmint habitat.
Acanthomintha ilicifolia habitat. Photo by Gary A. Monroe, USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database.

Acanthomintha ilicifolia, San Diego thornmint range map.
Acanthomintha ilicifolia range map.

Acanthomintha ilicifolia, San Diego thornmint

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

Threats

  • Habitat destruction or fragmentation from urbanization and agricultural conversion
  • Invasion of nonnative plants
  • Off-road vehicle (ORV) use
  • Increased erosion, grazing
  • Trampling by humans and cattle
  • Clay mining

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurence

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