Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2956

Forb
Perennial

Native
Documented growing wild in (GA) (NC) (SC)

Look for it in wet meadows & mesic forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet ...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 (5/21/15):
Stachys hispida   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Gray's Manual of Botany (Fernald, 1950)
Stachys tenuifolia var. hispida

LESS THAN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Stachys tenuifolia var. tenuifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Hispid Hedgenettle