Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Common in NC Mountains

Look for it in rocky or alluvial forests, montane forests up to at least 5000 feet elevation, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
2-lipped 4-lobed corolla
2 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):
Blephilia hirsuta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Blephilia hirsuta var. hirsuta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-24-001:
Blephilia hirsuta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Blephilia hirsuta

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Woodmint