Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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

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

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lycopus rubellus   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lycopus rubellus

GREATER THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lycopus velutinus

 

COMMON NAME:
Stalked Bugleweed


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image of Lycopus rubellus

JK Marlow    jkm110415_573

April    Carroll County    GA

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

image of Lycopus rubellus

JK Marlow    jkm110415_577

April    Carroll County    GA

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