Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3324

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - NC SC

Common in NC Mountains, rare elsewhere in Carolinas

Look for it in upland rocky woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White speckled with purple
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-toothed calyx
2-lipped, 4-lobed corolla
4 stamens, usually exserted
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 (2/8/20):
Pycnanthemum verticillatum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum verticillatum var. verticillatum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-28-006:
Pycnanthemum verticillatum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Koellia leptodon

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Koellia verticillata

 

COMMON NAME:
Whorled Mountain-mint


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image of Pycnanthemum verticillatum, Whorled Mountain-mint

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_kove3_001_lvd