Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2955

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Uncommon (rare in GA)

Look for it in moist forests, esp alluvial bottomlands or over calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
White/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 cordata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

(?) LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys cordata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-20-004?:
Stachys clingmanii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Stachys nuttallii

 

COMMON NAME:
Heart-leaved Hedgenettle