Critically Imperiled Plant Profile (Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Monardella is a genus of western North American plants in the mint family (Lamiaceae) with many California endemic species. Photo © Rick York and the California Native Plant Society.
Monardella beneolens. Photo by Jim Shevock.
Monardella beneolens is known from only three occurrences on the eastern crest of the southern Sierra Nevada in Inyo, Kern, and Tulare Counties. Photo © Rick York and the California Native Plant Society.
Monardella beneolens range map.
Monardella beneolens, Sweet-smelling monardella
- Threats to this plant are few due to inaccessibility, although climate change holds an as yet unknown threat.
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence