Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3600

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC Coastal Plain)

Look for it in woodlands and forests, generally over calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

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

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 (1968) 164-07-002:
Agastache nepetoides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Giant-hyssop