Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2897

Forb
Annual

Native: south central US
Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare

Look for it in disturbed places, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite or whorled
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer
Pinkish/ White/ Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-toothed calyx
2-lipped tubular corolla
2 exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
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):
Monarda citriodora var. citriodora   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Monarda citriodora ssp. citriodora var. citriodora   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-23-005:
Monarda citriodora   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Lemon Bergamot, Lemon Mint