Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1173

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Look for it on balds, in woodlands, forests, and forest edges, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellowish/Whitish
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 montanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum montanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-28-007:
Pycnanthemum montanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Koellia montana

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Mountain-mint