Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2901

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare in GA

Look for it bluff forests, hammocks, other open, mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum albescens   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
White-leaved Mountain-mint