Common Dittany Cunila origanoides (Linnaeus) Britton    Synonyms: American Dittany, Cunila mariana, Dittany, Frost Mint, Mappia origanoides, Stone Mint.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Lamiales   >   Family Lamiaceae   >   Genus Cunila   

Status:

Common Dittany is a sub-shrub native to the northern and eastern United States. It is found especially in dry forests and around rock outcrops.

Description:

This plant has a wiry stem and blooms in late summer.

There are 146 records in the project database.

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Common Dittany in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/12/2014). Photo by Fritz Flohr Reynolds. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/7/2020). (c) tomfeild, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tom Feild. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Allegany Co., Maryland (9/26/2020). (c) Robert Ferraro, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by ptbrnchbob via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Dittany blooming in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/8/2015). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Carroll Co., Maryland (8/30/2020). (c) ckazyak, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by ckazyak via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Howard Co., Maryland (6/11/2016). Photo by Jim Wilkinson. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Washington Co., Maryland (5/20/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Washington Co., Maryland (9/4/2020). (c) Bob Schwartz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Bob Schwartz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Allegany Co., Maryland (9/12/2016). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Allegany Co., Maryland (9/12/2016). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/9/2020). (c) Emily, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emily via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/9/2020). (c) Emily, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emily via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Dittany blooming in Allegany Co., Maryland (9/1/2015). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Allegany Co., Maryland (8/1/2015). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Common Dittany in Allegany Co., Maryland (8/1/2015). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Common Dittany blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2017). Collected and processed by Helen Lowe Metzman. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

Common Dittany blooming in Howard Co., Maryland (9/13/2017). Collected and processed by Helen Lowe Metzman. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


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