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Clinopodium

See list of 2 species in this genus

See Cantino and Wagstaff (1998) for circumscription of this genus. Clinopodium nepeta (L.) Kuntze was reported from RI by George (1992), but specimens are unknown.

  • 1a. Verticillasters with 2–6 flowers in the axils of many of the foliage leaves, subtended by minute bracts shorter than the calyx; calyx pubescent inside the connate tube; plants annual or short-lived perennial, without stolons, 10–20 cm tall
  • 1b. Verticillasters with numerous flowers in dense clusters at the stem tip and 1–3 of the upper axils, each flower subtended by ciliate, linear-subulate bracts about as long as the calyx [Fig. 691]; calyx glabrous inside the connate tube; plants perennial from short stolons, 20–50 cm tall

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