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NC Native Plant Society:
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Conradina verticillata

Cumberland Rosemary

Scientific Name:

Conradina verticillata

Genus:

Conradina

Species Epithet:

verticillata

Common Name:

Cumberland Rosemary

Plant Type

Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Pink

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry, Moist

Bloom Time:

May, June

Habitat Description:

Flood-scoured cobble bars of large rivers. Endemic to the Cumberland Plateau area of ne. TN and se. KY.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Evergreen

Leaf Type:

Leaves needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Recommended and Available

Global Rank:

G3 - Vulnerable (*Key)

Federal Status:

T - Threatened (*Key)

Notes:

Aromatic foliage.

Leaves are whorled.

Garden in Aiken Co., SC

The Scientific Name is Conradina verticillata. You will likely hear them called Cumberland Rosemary. This picture shows the Leaves are whorled. of Conradina verticillata

Larry Mellichamp

Garden in Mecklenburg_Co., NC

The Scientific Name is Conradina verticillata. You will likely hear them called Cumberland Rosemary. This picture shows the  of Conradina verticillata

Larry Mellichamp

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=COVE4



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