OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lycopus rubellus   FAMILY Lamiaceae


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopus rubellus   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-31-006a:
Lycopus rubellus var. rubellus   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lycopus rubellus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lycopus velutinus

 

COMMON NAME:
Stalked Bugleweed, Taperleaf Bugleweed


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image of Lycopus rubellus, Stalked Bugleweed, Taperleaf Bugleweed

JK Marlow    jkm110415_573

April    Carroll County    GA

Leaves evidently petiolate, the petioles narrowly winged, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Lycopus rubellus, Stalked Bugleweed, Taperleaf Bugleweed

JK Marlow    jkm110415_577

April    Carroll County    GA

Leaves elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, tips acuminate, bases long-cuneate, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lycopus rubellus   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopus rubellus   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-31-006a:
Lycopus rubellus var. rubellus   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lycopus rubellus

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Lycopus velutinus

 

Find by scientific name:

2228

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (rare in Mountains)

Look for it in marshes, swamp forests, bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

map
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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical, or nearly so
5-lobed calyx
5-lobed corolla
2 exserted fertile stamens & sometimes 2 sterile stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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