Pycnanthemum californicum

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Pycnanthemum californicum


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Menthinae
Genus: Pycnanthemum
Species: Pycnanthemum californicum


Pycnanthemum californicum Torr. ex Durand, J. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, ser. 2, 3: 99 (1855).


  • Homotypic
    • Koellia californica (Torr. ex Durand) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 520 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Pycnanthemum californicum var. glabellum A.Gray, Syn. Fl. N. Amer. 2(1): 355 (1878).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Central & S. California

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sierra mint
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