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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stachys cordata   FAMILY Lamiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys cordata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Stachys nuttallii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-20-004?:
Stachys clingmanii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Stachys cordata

 

COMMON NAME:
Heart-leaved Hedgenettle


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image of Stachys cordata, Heart-leaved Hedgenettle

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_stco9_001_lvd

        

image of Stachys cordata, Heart-leaved Hedgenettle

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_stsa4_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stachys cordata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys cordata   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Stachys nuttallii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-20-004?:
Stachys clingmanii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Stachys cordata

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2955

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia

Habitat: Moist forests, especially alluvial bottomlands or over calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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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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