Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Calamintha arkansana (Nutt.) Shinners image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Corey Raimond

Corey Raimond

Corey Raimond

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Lamiaceae
Calamintha arkansana (Nutt.) Shinners
limestone calamint, low calamint
Calamintha: from Greek mythological figure Kalamos, the son of Maiandros (aka Meander), god of the Meander River.
arkansana: of Arkansas
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Status: Special Concern
Plant: erect, perennial, 2"-8" tall forb, very aromatic, simple or with many branches; many square stems arising at the base from the short, mat-forming stolons, hairless except for the leaf nodes
Flower: pink to pale purple, 5-parted, 1/3"-1/2" long, irregularly tube-shaped; flower drawing inflorescence of 2-8 flowers from the upper leaf nodes; blooms April-June
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, smooth, oval except linear on flowering stems, stalked
Habitat: moist; Lake Michigan beaches, fens; in limy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Calamintha glabella (Michx.) Benth. var. angustifolia (Torr.) DeWolf
Clinopodium arkansanum (Nutt.) House
Clinopodium glabrum (Nutt.) Kuntze
Hedeoma arkansana Nutt.
Hedeoma glabra Nutt.
Micromeria glabella (Michx.) Benth. var. angustifolia Torr.
Satureja arkansana (Nutt.) Briq.
Satureja glabra (Nutt.) Fernald
Satureja glabella (Michx.) Briq. var. angustifolia (Torr.) Svenson

         
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