Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2958

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina
Documented growing wild in - - SC

Rare, possibly adventive in part from further west, but some populations native

Look for it in marl fens, roadsides, banks of waterfowl impoundments, per Weakley's Flora

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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
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 arenicola   FAMILY Lamiaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys pilosa var. arenicola   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Stachys palustris var. pilosa

 

COMMON NAME:
Woundwort