Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1924

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Look for it in rich woodlands and forests, bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Agastache scrophulariifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agastache scrophulariifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-07-001:
Agastache scrophulariaefolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Purple Giant-hyssop