OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Blephilia hirsuta   FAMILY Lamiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Blephilia hirsuta var. hirsuta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-24-001:
Blephilia hirsuta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Blephilia hirsuta

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Woodmint


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image of Blephilia hirsuta, Hairy Woodmint

JK Marlow    jkm070702_195

July    Pocahontas County    WV

The Falls of Hill Creek

image of Blephilia hirsuta, Hairy Woodmint

JK Marlow    jkm070702_200

July    Pocahontas County    WV

The Falls of Hill Creek

Leaves with acuminate to acute tips (Monarda-like); petioles 9-42mm long, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Blephilia hirsuta, Hairy Woodmint

JK Marlow    jkm070702_202

July    Pocahontas County    WV

The Falls of Hill Creek

Two to six dense whorls of flowers encircle square hairy stems at intervals, per Forest Plants of the Southeast and Their Wildlife Uses.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Blephilia hirsuta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Blephilia hirsuta var. hirsuta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-24-001:
Blephilia hirsuta   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Blephilia hirsuta

 

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212

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: Rich, rocky or alluvial forests, montane forests up to at least 5000 feet elevation, per Weakley's Flora

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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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