OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Pycnanthemum virginianum   FAMILY Lamiaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum virginianum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-28-002:
Pycnanthemum virginianum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Koellia virginiana

 

COMMON NAME:
Virginia Mountain-mint


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image of Pycnanthemum virginianum, Virginia Mountain-mint

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_kovi3_001_lvd

        

image of Pycnanthemum virginianum, Virginia Mountain-mint

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_virginianum_6

July        

Leaves entire, linear-lanceolate, up to 3/8" wide, rounded at the base, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.

image of Pycnanthemum virginianum, Virginia Mountain-mint

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_p_virginianum_8

August    Floyd County    GA

Coosa Prairies

Frothy mounds of small white flowers in broad, flattened inflorescences, per Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Pycnanthemum virginianum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum virginianum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-28-002:
Pycnanthemum virginianum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Koellia virginiana

 

Find by scientific name:

2471

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in wet meadows & marshes over calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White/ Pinkish/ Purplish
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-toothed calyx
2-lipped 4-lobed corolla
4 stamens, usually exserted
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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