Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1331

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC)

Look for it in longleaf pine sandhills, dry rocky or sandy woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Semi-evergreen
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Pink/Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped 5-lobed calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
4 exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Clinopodium georgianum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clinopodium georgianum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-27-002:
Satureja georgiana   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Calamintha (Labiatae) in the southern United States (Shinners, 1962)
Calamintha georgiana

 

COMMON NAME:
Georgia Savory, Georgia Basil, Georgia Calamint, False Peppermint