Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2899

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in calcareous openings, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Pink/Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed campanulate calyx
2-lipped tubular corolla, upper lip hood-like
4 stamens, arched under the corolla's upper lip
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/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):
Physostegia angustifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Physostegia angustifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Narrowleaf Obedient-plant