New York Natural Heritage Program
Whorled Mountain-mint
Pycnanthemum verticillatum var. verticillatum
Dicots
Family: Mint Family (Lamiaceae)

State Protection: Endangered
listed species are those with: 1) 5 or fewer extant sites, or 2) fewer than 1,000 individuals, or 3) restricted to fewer than 4 U.S.G.S. 7 minute topographical maps, or 4) species listed as endangered by U.S. Department of Interior.

Federal Protection: Not Listed

State Rarity Rank: S1S2
A State Rarity Rank of S1S2 means: Critically Imperiled or Imperiled in New York - Especially or very vulnerable to disappearing from New York due to rarity or other factors; typically 20 or fewer populations or locations in New York, very few individuals, very restricted range, few remaining acres (or miles of stream), and/or steep declines. More information is needed to assign a single conservation status.

Global Rarity Rank: G5T5
A Global Rarity Rank of G5T5 means: Secure globally - Both the species as a whole and the subspecies/variety are common in the world; widespread and abundant (but may be rare in some parts of its range).


Did you know?
The leaves of all Pycnanthemum species have a strong mint fragrance that can even be smelled in museum specimens decades old. Many members of the genus have been used medicinally to treat digestive and other disorders.

State Ranking Justification [-]
There are only 4 verified occurrences and 5 historical occurrences known in New York.

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