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Clinopodium glabellum - (Michx.) Kuntze

Common Name Glade calamint
Family Lamiaceae
USDA hardiness 6-7
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Found only on wet cedar glades and in seeps along limestone creekbeds. Due to its narrow range and specific habitat requirements, this species is considered vulnerable.
Range Native to the US Nashville Basin of Tennessee, the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky, and two counties in Alabama.
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Weed Potential No
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Fully Hardy Moist Soil Wet Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Clinopodium glabellum Glade calamint


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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Clinopodium glabellum is an evergreen Perennial growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 1.5 m (5ft in) at a fast rate.
It is hardy to zone (UK) 7.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Suitable pH: acid soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist or wet soil.

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Synonyms

Calamintha glabella (Michx.) Benth. Cunila glabella Michx. Hedeoma glabra Pers. Micromeria glabella (Michx.) Benth. Satureja glabella (Michx.) Briq. Ziziphora glabella (Michx.) Roem. & Schult.

Habitats

Edible Uses

None Known

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Medicinal Uses

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None known

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FOOD FOREST PLANTS

Other Uses

Bog gardens. A good fast growing, medium density ground cover. Can withstand some foot-traffic. An aromatic pest confuser that may confuse pests reducing their ability to find and eat crops [1-2].

Special Uses

Food Forest  Ground Cover

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Cultivation details

An herbaceous perennial with showy flowers. Flower Color:Lavender. Bloom Size: 1”-2”. Suitable Locations: Bog gardening. For polyculture design as well as the above-ground architecture (form - tree, shrub etc. and size shown above) information on the habit and root pattern is also useful and given here if available. The plant growth habit is a clumper with limited spread [1-2]. An evergreen. The root pattern is fibrous dividing into a large number of fine roots [1-2].

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Propagation

Seed

Other Names

If available other names are mentioned here

Glade calamint, Glade Savory, Limestone Savory, Low Calamint, Niagara Thyme, Ozark Savory

Found In

Countries where the plant has been found are listed here if the information is available

USA

Weed Potential

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None Known

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Growth: S = slow M = medium F = fast. Soil: L = light (sandy) M = medium H = heavy (clay). pH: A = acid N = neutral B = basic (alkaline). Shade: F = full shade S = semi-shade N = no shade. Moisture: D = dry M = Moist We = wet Wa = water.

 

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