Pycnanthemum torreyi

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLamiaceae
Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
GenusPycnanthemum
Species:Pycnanthemum torreyi Benth.
Common NameTorrys Mountain Mint
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: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; 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 4
StatusNative
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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.

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Ecoregions
  • 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

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

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: Hardin (KY), Logan (KY), Todd (KY), Anderson (TN), Dickson (TN), Montgomery (TN), Sullivan (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2004 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0190395 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Pycnanthemum torreyi
APSC0071783 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Pycnanthemum torreyi
APSC0011262 Logan Kentucky 30 Aug 2004 Edward Chester
APSC
Pycnanthemum torreyi
APSC0092912 Todd Kentucky 12 Aug 2017 Mason Brock
APSC
Pycnanthemum torreyi
BRIT128514 Tennessee
VDB
Pycnanthemum torreyi
BRIT128513 Tennessee
VDB
Pycnanthemum torreyi
BRIT128511 Tennessee
VDB
Pycnanthemum torreyi
BRIT128512 Tennessee
VDB
Pycnanthemum torreyi
BRIT128516 Tennessee
VDB
Pycnanthemum torreyi
TENN-V-0190394 Dickson Tennessee
TENN
Pycnanthemum torreyi
TENN-V-0190393 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Pycnanthemum torreyi
APSC0054919 Montgomery Tennessee 26 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Pycnanthemum torreyi
BRIT128515 Tennessee
VDB
Pycnanthemum torreyi
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