San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Saving a Rare Plant in an Urban Environment

Type: journal article

Article abstract: This paper describes efforts of the City of San Diego, in conjunction with the nonprofit Friends of Los Peñasquitos Canyon, to protect a population of the federal and state endangered willowy monardella (Monardella linoides) from changes in urban hydrology.

Authors: Greer, Keith; Cheong, Holly;

Journal title: Fremontia

Year: 2005

Volume: 33

Number: 1

Website: https://cnps.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Fremontia_Vol33-No1.pdf

Keywords: California; hydrology; San Diego; willowy monardella;

Species: willowy monardella

Threats: Urban development