Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2422

Forb
Annual

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it in sandhills & flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White to light lavender (upper lip lined & spotted)
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped 5-lobed funnelform corolla
Stamens exserted
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dicerandra linearifolia +   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dicerandra linearifolia +   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Dicerandra linearifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
coastal plain balm