Pycnanthemum clinopodioides

Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
Species:Pycnanthemum clinopodioides Torr. & A.Gray
Common NameBasil Mountainmint
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Dorsifixed; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Nut; Fruit Type: Nutlet; Fruit Type: Schizocarp; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 8
StatusNative; G1G2 (Global Rank)
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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim


SynonymFull Citation
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides Pycnanthemum × clinopodioides Torr. & A. Gray
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides Pycnanthemum clinopodioides Torr. & A. Gray
Pycnanthemum clinopodopodes Pycnanthemum clinopodopodes Torr. & A. Gray

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Marion (TN), Overton (TN), Williamson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN, UCHT, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1981 - 1987

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0051997 Overton Tennessee
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides
TENN-V-0244064 Overton Tennessee
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides
UCHT025652 Overton Tennessee
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides
BRIT127582 Overton Tennessee 01 Oct 1986 R. Kral
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides
BRIT127489 Williamson Tennessee 03 Aug 1987 Lisa Kelly
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides
BRIT127559 Marion Tennessee 14 Aug 1981 Jon J. Hamer
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides
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