OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum albescens   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Whiteleaf Mountain-mint, White Mountain-mint


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image of Pycnanthemum albescens, Whiteleaf Mountain-mint, White Mountain-mint

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_koal4_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum albescens   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

 

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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

map
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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

 

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