|Photo taken by Michelle Smith at TNC's Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve|
|Division:||Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants|
|Class:||Magnoliopsida - Dicotyledons|
|Family:||Lamiaceae ⁄ Labiatae|
|Natural range of Calamintha dentata from USDA NRCS Plants Database.|
Common names: Florida calamint; toothed savory
Synonyms: Satureja dentata (Chapman); Clinopodium dentatum (Chapman) Kuntze.
C. dentata has been found in sandy pine plantations, scrub sand ridges, white cedar swamp, dry pinelands, and turkey oak barrens. It is also found in disturbed areas including old fields and along roadsides.
Associated species: Eupatorium compositifolium, Haplopappus divaricatus, Polypremum procumbens, Rhynchosia cistifolia, Froelichia floridana, Pityopsis adenolepis, Diodia teres, Rubus cuneifolius, Andropogon virginiana var. glauca, Quercus incana, Pinus, Liatris and Wahlenbergia marginata.
C. dentata has been observed flowering from March to October with peak inflorescence in May and June.
Conservation, cultivation, and restoration
References and notes
- Weakley, A.S. 2015. Flora of the southern and mid-atlantic states. Working Draft of 21 May 2015. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
- Murray State University Herbarium accessed using Southeastern Regional Network of Expertise and Collections (SERNEC) data portal. URL: http://sernecportal.org/portal/collections/index.php Last accessed: June 2021. Collectors: John R. Bozeman States and Counties: Florida: Liberty.
- University of Florida Herbarium accessed using Southeastern Regional Network of Expertise and Collections (SERNEC) data portal. URL: http://sernecportal.org/portal/collections/index.php Last accessed: June 2021. Collectors: L.E. Arnold, Reed Crook, R.A. Davidson, R.K. Godfrey, S.C. Hood, and R.F. Thorne. States and Counties: Florida: Liberty and Walton.
- Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 7 DEC 2016