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Common Name: Mustang Mountain Balm
Monardella lanceolata is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.50 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food and medicine
South-western N. America.
Dry places, especially in disturbed soils, below 2400 metres in California[
Prefers a moist but well-drained sandy soil[
]. Requires a sunny position[
The plant is used as a tea substitute[
A decoction of the leaves, upper stems and flowers has been used in the treatment of colds and headaches[
Seed - sow late spring in situ[