Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2797

Shrub, Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in xeric sandhills, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Evergreen
Simple
Opposite clusters

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

FRUIT:
Spring/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 ashei   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clinopodium ashei   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Satureja ashei

 

COMMON NAME:
Ashe's Savory, Ashe's Calamint, Ohoopee Dunes Wild Basil