Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3323

Forb (sometimes somewhat woody at base)
Perennial

Non-native: Europe
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon

Look for it in disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White, pink or bluish-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 (5/21/15):
Clinopodium calamintha   FAMILY Lamiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Calamintha nepeta ssp. nepeta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

GREATER THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-27-001:
Satureja calamintha var. nepeta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS National Database:
Calamintha nepeta ssp. glandulosa

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Clinopodium nepeta

 

COMMON NAME:
Lesser Calamint, Basil-thyme