Carolinas and Georgia

1918

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Trichostema setaceum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trichostema setaceum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-01-001:
Trichostema setaceum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Trichostema dichotomum var. lineare

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Trichostema lineare

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrowleaf Blue Curls


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Look for it in thin soils around rock outcrops, esp granite flatrocks, dry sandy soils of the Coastal Plain, per Weakley's Flora

Forb
Annual/Weak perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC)

 

...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Blue/Violet
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
5-lobed corolla
4 exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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Trichostema setaceum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

Narrowleaf Blue Curls