Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1492

Forb
Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common to rare, depending on variety

Look for it (depending on variety) in rich bottomlands, prairies, marshes, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink/Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
1-lipped corolla with 5-lobed lip
4 exserted stamens
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):
Teucrium canadense +   FAMILY Lamiaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Teucrium canadense +   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-03-001:
Teucrium canadense   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Germander, Wood Sage