Clinopodium calamintha

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLamiaceae
Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
GenusClinopodium
Species:Clinopodium calamintha (L.) Stace
Common NameLesser Calamint; Basil Thyme
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: Europe; 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: Pink; 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; Petal Number: 5; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value N/A
StatusNot Native
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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

SynonymFull Citation
Clinopodium calamintha Clinopodium calamintha (L.) Stace
Clinopodium nepeta subsp. glandulosum Clinopodium nepeta subsp. glandulosum (Req.) Govaerts

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: Hickman (KY), Cumberland (TN), DeKalb (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Smith (TN), Sumner (TN), White (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1942 - 2014

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0012386 Sumner Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0103026 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0048592 Franklin Tennessee 06 Nov 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0052027 Smith Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0042304 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0102783 DeKalb Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0012385 White Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0096622 Cumberland Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0042303 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0052030 Hickman Kentucky
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0012387 Montgomery Tennessee 04 Sep 1942 R.E. Shanks
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0012389 Giles Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
APSC0012388 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Clinopodium calamintha
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