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Clinopodium brownei (Browne's savory)
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Clinopodium brownei

Clinopodium brownei (Sw.) Kuntze

Browne's Savory, St. John's Mint, Creeping Charlie, Lornatee

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s): Micromeria brownei, Micromeria brownei var. pilosiuscula, Micromeria pilosiuscula, Satureja brownei

USDA Symbol: CLBR7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 16 inches tall.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec


USA: FL , GA , LA , MS , TX

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium , High
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist


Attracts: Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Clinopodium brownei in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Clinopodium brownei in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Clinopodium brownei


Record Modified: 2023-01-05
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