CPC National Collection Plant Profile

Calamintha dentata

Photographer:
c. 1991 Steve Shirah

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CPC National Collection Plant Profile

Calamintha dentata


Family: 
Lamiaceae  
Common Name: 
toothed savory
Author: 
Chapman
Growth Habit: 
Subshrub
CPC Number: 
666

Distribution
Protection
Conservation
References


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Photographer: c. 1991 Steve Shirah


Calamintha dentata is Not Sponsored
Primary custodian for this plant in the CPC National Collection of Endangered Plants is: 
Nick Baker contributed to this Plant Profile.

 
Calamintha dentata


Calamintha dentata is an aromatic, bushy shrub that can grow to 5 decimeters tall. It grows a wide range of sandy, well drained habitats, such as pine sandhills, roadsides, and planted pine plantations. Plants are densely leaved, produce small purplish flowers, and have a minty odor. (NatureServe 2001)

Distribution & Occurrence

State Range
  Florida
State Range of  Calamintha dentata
Habitat
  Found in Sandhills, and Scrub sand pine/oak areas of Florida's xeric uplands. (Coile 2001) May also be found in a wide range of alternative habitats such as roadsides and abandoned fields (NatureServe 2001)

Distribution
  Found in Bay, Gadsden, Jackson, Liberty, Wakulla, Walton and Washington Counties, Florida. (Coile 2000)

Number Left
  29 sites

Protection

Global Rank:  
G3
 
7/11/1983
Guide to Global Ranks
Federal Status:  
RT
 
Guide to Federal Status
Recovery Plan:  
No
 

State/Area Protection
  State/Area Rank Status Date  
  Florida S3 LT 8/18/2001  

Conservation, Ecology & Research

Ecological Relationships
  None known.

Threats
  +Habitat loss, either from invasive species, lack of management, or development of land by humans.

Current Research Summary
  + No research specific to this species known to be in progress

Current Management Summary
  + No active management for this species known to be in progress

Research Management Needs
  + Monitoring of known populations
+ Surveying adjacent areas for other unknown populations
+ Research of life history including reproductive strategy and capacity, establishment capacity, and propagation.
+ Research effects of fire
(NatureServe 2001, TNC 1987)

Ex Situ Needs
 

References

Books (Single Authors)

Coile, N.C. 2000. Notes on Florida's Regulated Plant Index (Rule 5B-40), Botany Contribution 38. Gainesville, Florida: Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry.

Duncan, W.H.; Kartesz, J.T. 1981. Vascular Flora of Georgia: An annotated checklist. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 143p.

Godfrey, R.K. 1988. Trees, shrubs, and woody vines of northern Florida and adjacent Georgia and Alabama. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 734p.

Small, J.K. 1933. Manual of the southeastern flora. New York, NY: Hafner Publishing Company. 1505p.

Wunderlin, R.P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida. 806p.

Books (Sections)

Kartesz, J.T. 1999. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the U.S., Canada, and Greenland. In: Kartesz, J.T.; Meacham, C.A., editors. Synthesis of the North American Flora, Version 1.0. North Carolina Botanical Garden. Chapel Hill, NC.

Electronic Sources

(2002). Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants. [Web site] University of South Florida Institute for Systematic Botany. http://www.plantatlas.usf.edu/isb/default.htm. Accessed: 2008.

Denton, S. (2001). Photo Library of Native and Naturalized Plants of Florida. Biological Research Associates. http://www.biolresearch.com/Plants/index.php?id=C. Accessed: 2002.

Journal Articles

Duever, L.C. 1983. Natural communities of Florida's inland sand ridges. Palmetto. 3, 3: 1-3.

Shinners, L.H. 1962. Calamintha (Labiatae) in the southern United States. Sida. 1: 69-75.

Reports

Kral, R. 1983. A report on some rare, threatened, or endangered forest-related vascular plants of the South. Athens, GA: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service. p.1305. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Service Technical.

Leonard, S.W.; Baker, W.W. 1982. Biological survey of the Apalachicola Ravines biotic region of Florida. Winter Park, FL: Florida State Office of The Nature Conservancy. Unpublished report.

TNC. 1987. The Nature Conservancy Stewardship Abstracts. The Nature Conservancy. p.104.


  This profile was updated on 4/1/2011
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