Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2082

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in woodlands & glades, usually over mafic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue/Violet
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped 5-toothed calyx
2-lipped tubular corolla
2 fertile exserted stamens & some sterile stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
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):
Salvia urticifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Salvia urticifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-22-003:
Salvia urticifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Nettleleaf Sage