OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agastache nepetoides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-07-002:
Agastache nepetoides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Giant-hyssop


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agne2_001_lvd

        

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Jeff Ausmus    jma_a_nepetoides2

August    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

image of Agastache nepetoides, Yellow Giant-hyssop

Jeff Ausmus    jma_aganep2

August    Monroe County    MI

In cultivation

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Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_agastache_nepetoides

August        

Bracts in the flower spike are green (vs. pinkish in A. scrophulariifolia), per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

image of Agastache nepetoides, Yellow Giant-hyssop

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_agastache_nepetoides2

August        

Flowers yellowish-green with stamens that extend outside the corolla, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Agastache nepetoides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agastache nepetoides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-07-002:
Agastache nepetoides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

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3600

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: woodlands and forests, generally over calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves have petioles.

RHIZOMES? STOLONS?
Rhizomatous

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow to yellowish-white
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped corolla
4 exserted stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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