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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Dicerandra linearifolia +   FAMILY Lamiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dicerandra linearifolia +   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dicerandra linearifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
coastal plain balm


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image of Dicerandra linearifolia +, coastal plain balm

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_d_linearifolia_linear

August        

Dicerandra linearifolia var. linearifolia

image of Dicerandra linearifolia +, coastal plain balm

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdlinearifolia_ac4

November        

Corolla tube geniculate; superior corolla lobe a lobed, flaring standard, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Dicerandra linearifolia +, coastal plain balm

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdlinearifolia_ac6

November        

Plant quite aromatic, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Dicerandra linearifolia +, coastal plain balm

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdlinearifolia_ac9

November        

image of Dicerandra linearifolia +, coastal plain balm

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdlinearifolia_lorrr1

November        

Leaves linear or narrowly rhombic, revolute or not - depending on variety, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Dicerandra linearifolia +, coastal plain balm

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdlinearifolia_lors21

November        

Pollen bright yellow, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Dicerandra linearifolia +, coastal plain balm

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmdlinearifolia_lors24

November        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dicerandra linearifolia +   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Dicerandra linearifolia

 

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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

 

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