Meehania cordata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLamiaceae
Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
GenusMeehania
Species:Meehania cordata (Nutt.) Britton
Common NameMeehans Mint
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: BEH; Natural Area Presence: UCR; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Reproductive Phenology: July; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Dorsifixed; Base Flower Color: Purple; 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 7
StatusNative; EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[S2] KY[S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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: Breathitt (KY), Carter (KY), Casey (KY), Clay (KY), Elliott (KY), Estill (KY), Jackson (KY), Johnson (KY), Knott (KY), Laurel (KY), Lee (KY), Leslie (KY), Letcher (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Menifee (KY), Morgan (KY), Owsley (KY), Perry (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rowan (KY), Wolfe (KY), Anderson (TN), Claiborne (TN), Grainger (TN), Hancock (TN), Johnson (TN), Sullivan (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MEM, VDB, APSC, BEREA, EKY, KNK, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1961 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100498136 Jackson Kentucky 19 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3164
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498128 Jackson Kentucky 21 Apr 1996 Ross C. Clark
23319
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498284 Menifee Kentucky 19 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2371
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498102 Jackson Kentucky 12 Apr 1986 Joe Abner
158
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498342 Pulaski Kentucky 11 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1588
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498037 Carter Kentucky 23 May 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10253.5
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100779022 Menifee Kentucky 18 May 2017 Thomas McFadden
491
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498078 Elliott Kentucky 07 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2179
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498334 Powell Kentucky 23 May 1992 Landon E. McKinney
5039
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498003 Casey Kentucky 13 May 1961 Elizabeth M. Browne
4098
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498243 Leslie Kentucky 24 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1947
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498086 Estill Kentucky 02 Jun 1987 Richard G. Guetig
161
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498052 Carter Kentucky 22 May 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10166
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498359 Rowan Kentucky 29 May 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6672
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498292 Morgan Kentucky 06 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2095
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100853942 Wolfe Kentucky 07 Jun 1990 R. C. Clark
22516
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498011 Clay Kentucky 22 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1878
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498318 Owsley Kentucky 28 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2743
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498144 Johnson Kentucky 05 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2077
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498300 Owsley Kentucky 18 May 1991 Landon E. McKinney
4682
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498326 Perry Kentucky 13 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2273
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498045 Carter Kentucky 29 Jul 1965 Elizabeth M. Browne
10514
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498227 Lee Kentucky 27 Apr 1996 Wayne Long
110
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100853900 Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 J. Fitzpatrick-Cooper
74
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100853934 Menifee Kentucky 21 Jun 1987 R. C. Clark
21145
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498177 Laurel Kentucky 24 May 1989 Ralph L. Thompson
89-721
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498367 Rowan Kentucky 11 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2886
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498169 Knott Kentucky 21 Jun 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6506
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498094 Estill Kentucky 17 Jun 1987 Richard G. Guetig
284
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498219 Lee Kentucky 18 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
3117
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498268 Madison Kentucky 15 Apr 1968 P. Byrley
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498193 Laurel Kentucky 14 May 1979 Rob Jacobs
514792
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498151 Knott Kentucky 21 Jun 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6567
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498235 Lee Kentucky 28 May 1993 Timothy J. Weckman
239
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100755204 Casey Kentucky 13 May 1961 Edward T. Browne
4098
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498060 Clay Kentucky 17 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1775
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498201 Laurel Kentucky 10 May 1979 Richard H. Hannan
1564
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498383 Wolfe Kentucky 13 Jul 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2985
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498110 Jackson Kentucky 21 May 1995 Timothy J. Weckman
1469
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498185 Laurel Kentucky 01 Jun 1985 Ralph L. Thompson
85-285
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100853926 Powell Kentucky 30 Apr 1988 R. C. Clark
21336
EKY
Meehania cordata
BEREA015775 Jackson Kentucky
BEREA
Meehania cordata
31234100498276 Menifee Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 K. Knauss
58
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498375 Wolfe Kentucky 19 May 1998 Kim Feeman
206
EKY
Meehania cordata
N/A McCreary Kentucky 26 Jun 1972 Elizabeth M. Browne
72E32.15
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498250 Letcher Kentucky 29 May 1978 Jeffrey D. Sole
150
EKY
Meehania cordata
31234100498029 Breathitt Kentucky 27 Jun 1979 Richard H. Hannan
2684
EKY
Meehania cordata
BEREA015782 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Meehania cordata
BEREA015780 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Meehania cordata
BEREA015783 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Meehania cordata
BEREA015779 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Meehania cordata
BEREA015776 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Meehania cordata
BEREA015778 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Meehania cordata
31973000014779 Laurel Kentucky
KNK
Meehania cordata
31973000014781 Clay Kentucky
KNK
Meehania cordata
31973000014782 Elliott Kentucky
KNK
Meehania cordata
BEREA015777 Laurel Kentucky
BEREA
Meehania cordata
BEREA015781 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Meehania cordata
31973000014783 Menifee Kentucky
KNK
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187809 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187811 Sullivan Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187805 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187806 Hancock Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187803 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187802 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
APSC0106543 Rowan Kentucky
APSC
Meehania cordata
APSC0101995 Laurel Kentucky
APSC
Meehania cordata
APSC0012117 Johnson Tennessee 16 Jun 1979 R Kral
63881
APSC
Meehania cordata
APSC0063145 Pulaski Kentucky 31 May 2016 Mason Brock
APSC
Meehania cordata
APSC0117342 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0244797 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
BRIT126679 Anderson Tennessee Thomas S. Patrick
VDB
Meehania cordata
BRIT126680 Hancock Tennessee A. J. Sharp
VDB
Meehania cordata
31973000014784 Rowan Kentucky
KNK
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187813 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187807 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187814 Carter Kentucky
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187808 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187804 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187801 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187812 Kentucky
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187810 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Meehania cordata
TENN-V-0187815 McCreary Kentucky
TENN
Meehania cordata
APSC0079815 Carter Kentucky
APSC
Meehania cordata
BRIT126681 Johnson Tennessee R. Kral
VDB
Meehania cordata
ETSU018706 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Meehania cordata
MEM008405 Powell Kentucky 11 May 1974 Raymond Athey
2708
MEM
Meehania cordata
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Meehania cordata - Tara Littlefield
Meehania cordata - Tara Littlefield
Meehania cordata - Tara Littlefield
Meehania cordata - Tara Littlefield