Clinopodium brownei (Swartz) Kuntze. Phen: Apr-Jul. Hab: Floodplain forests, pondshores. Dist: Sw. GA and s. FL west to e. and s. TX; Mexico, Central America, and South America. In sw. GA (Jones & Coile 1988) and reported for SC (Beaufort County, SC) (Daniel Payne, pers. comm. 2006, specimen at CLEMS).
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Needing rangewide study for variation, and also (of course) appropriate generic placement.
Synonymy: = Fl6, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.2, Mex, WI; = n/a – RAB; = Satureja brownei (Sw.) Briq. – Bah; > Micromeria brownei (Sw.) Benth. var. pilosiuscula A.Gray – GW2, Tx, WH3, Shinners (1962f); > Micromeria pilosiuscula (A.Gray) Small – S