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Conradina verticillata (Cumberland false rosemary)
Bloodworth, Stefan

Conradina verticillata

Conradina verticillata Jennison

Cumberland False Rosemary

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s): Conradina montana

USDA Symbol: COVE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

A low, much-branched shrub, 6-18 in. tall, with very fragrant, dark-green foliage. The leaves are linear, giving the plant the appearance of a semi-prostrate juniper. Pink flowers occur singly or in few-flowered clusters from several of the upper axils. The two-lipped flower is spotted within.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: May , Jun

Distribution

USA: KY , TN
Native Distribution: Cumberland Mts. of e. KY & TN
Native Habitat: Sandy river banks

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Well-drained, average to poor soils.
Conditions Comments: Natural populations are federally threatened, but the species is nursery propagated and commercially available.

Propagation

Description: Not Available
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Not Available
Commercially Avail: yes

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1UR
Status: Threatened
Historic Range: U.S.A. (KY, TN)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW
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.

Bibliography

Bibref 1620 - Gardening with Native Plants of the South (Reprint Edition) (2009) Wasowski, S. with A. Wasowski

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-09-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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