Endemic to the Florida central highlands and southeastern Georgia, Calamintha ashei is locally common: there are between 60 to 80 occurrences. Threats include development and agriculture.
Habitat threatened by development and agriculture, particularly the citrus industry. (NatureServe 2001)
There are 60 to 80 occurrences in the Florida Central Highlands and southeastern Georgia. (NatureServe 2001)
The phytochemistry of substances in this mint have been studied in relation to allelopathic substances and more. (Marcias et al. 1989; Tanrisever et al. 1988; Weidenhamer et al. 1994; Fisher et al. 1994)
+ No active management known to be in progress.
Determine proper conditions for seed germination
Find common characteristics of vigorous populations
Assess proper management methods
Protect existing populations
Further develop and implement formal recovery plan.
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