Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2111

Forb
Perennial

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

Common in NC, rare in GA-SC, endemic to the Southern Appalachians

Look for it in mesic forests in coves & on mountain slopes, mountain pastures & forest edges, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink/Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed campanulate calyx
2-lipped corolla, upper hood-like, lower three-lobed
4 stamens, arched under the corolla's upper lip
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 (11/30/12):
Stachys latidens   FAMILY Lamiaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys latidens   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-20-005:
Stachys latidens   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Stachys tenuifolia var. latidens

 

COMMON NAME:
Broad-toothed Hedgenettle