Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2954

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in moist or wet sandy soil of savannas, marshes, or swamp forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink/Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed campanulate calyx
2-lipped corolla, upper hood-like, lower three-lobed
4 stamens, arched under the corolla's upper lip
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):
Stachys aspera   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys aspera   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-20-002b:
Stachys hyssopifolia var. ambigua   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Stachys ambigua

 

COMMON NAME:
Roughleaf Hedgenettle, Rough Hedgenettle


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image of Stachys aspera, Roughleaf Hedgenettle, Rough Hedgenettle

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_stam8_001_lvd

        

image of Stachys aspera, Roughleaf Hedgenettle, Rough Hedgenettle

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_stas_001_lvd

        

image of Stachys aspera, Roughleaf Hedgenettle, Rough Hedgenettle

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May        SC

Corolla 2-lipped, the upper galeate (hooded or hood-like), the lower 3-lobed, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Stachys aspera, Roughleaf Hedgenettle, Rough Hedgenettle

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May        SC

image of Stachys aspera, Roughleaf Hedgenettle, Rough Hedgenettle

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June    Charleston County    SC

image of Stachys aspera, Roughleaf Hedgenettle, Rough Hedgenettle

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June    Charleston County    SC

Stems copiously long hispid on the angles (rarely remotely so), per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.

image of Stachys aspera, Roughleaf Hedgenettle, Rough Hedgenettle

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July        SC

Stamens arched under upper lip, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.