Michael Silveira

  Department of Biology
San Diego State University
San Diego, California 92182

Systematics of Pogogyne (Lamiaceae)

The genus Pogogyne consists of approximately seven species,
restricted primarily to the California Floristic Province.
Most of the species within Pogogyne are vernal pool endemics
and three are at listed as threatened or endangered.
This study will use molecular data to evaluate phylogenetic
relationships within the genus
as well as within possible infraspecific taxa.

Pogogyne abramsii, San Diego Mesa Mint.
(Photo courtesy of Michael Simpson)