Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1172

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare or uncommon here, depending on variety

Look for it in forests and woodland borders, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist ...Variable ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White to lavender spotted with purple
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-toothed calyx
2-lipped 4-lobed corolla
4 stamens, usually exserted
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Pycnanthemum incanum +   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum incanum +   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-28-008:
Pycnanthemum incanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

GREATER THAN & LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Koellia incana

 

COMMON NAME:
Hoary Mountain-mint, White Mountain-mint