A New Species of Clinopodium (Lamiaceae) from Alabama

Author:

Aaron J. Floden

Additional Authors:

Tony Avent Zachary Hill Brian R. Keener

Published:

July-2020

Keywords:

Alabama, Clinopodium, endemic, Lamiaceae, Talladega

Clinopodium talladeganum B.R. Keener & Floden is described as a new species from the Talladega Mountains, Alabama, United States. Morphological differences were compared and analyzed using PCA which supported it as a distinct morphological cluster when compared to the sympatric C. georgianum. An updated key to the genus is provided for the southeastern United States.