Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4029

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Asia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

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

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Stoloniferous

FLOWER:
Summer
White, pale violet, purplish
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped 5-lobed tubular calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Clinopodium gracile   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Clinopodium gracile   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Slender Wild Basil


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JK Marlow    jkm180313_0551

March    Greenville County    SC

Lake Conestee Nature Park

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JK Marlow    jkm160707_008

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

Calyx tubular, base rounded, ~ 3mm in flower, ~ 5mm and declinate in fruit, per Flora of China.

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JK Marlow    jkm160707_206

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

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JK Marlow    jkm160723_014

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

Corolla white to purple-red, ~ 4.5mm. Floral lvs ovate-lanceolate, serrate, per Flora of China.

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JK Marlow    jkm160723_358

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

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JK Marlow    jkm160723_360

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

picture of -, image of Clinopodium gracile

JK Marlow    jkm160723_362

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

picture of -, image of Clinopodium gracile

JK Marlow    jkm160723_363

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

picture of -, image of Clinopodium gracile

JK Marlow    jkm160723_368

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

picture of -, image of Clinopodium gracile

JK Marlow    jkm160723_370

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway

Blade of upper stem leaves ovate-lanceolate, margin serrate, apex acute, per Flora of China.

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JK Marlow    jkm160723_374

July    Spartanburg County    SC

Chinquapin Greenway