Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
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SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-28-004:
Pycnanthemum setosum FAMILY Lamiaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH A study of Pycnanthemum (Labiatae) (Grant & Epling, 1943)
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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A study of Pycnanthemum (Labiatae) (Grant & Epling, 1943)
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Habitat: Dry pinelands, hammocks, per Weakley's Flora
Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Uncommon in SC Coastal Plain, rare elsewhere
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2-lipped 4-lobed corolla
4 stamens, usually exserted
Schizocarp of mericarps
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