Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2676

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Piedmont)

Look for it in bogs, wet meadows, moist to wet forests, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White (speckled with purple)
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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Pycnanthemum muticum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum muticum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-28-005:
Pycnanthemum muticum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Short-toothed Mountain-mint, Downy Mountain-mint