Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3651

Forb
Perennial

Non-native
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare, doubtfully established

Look for it on roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
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:

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stachys byzantina   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys byzantina   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Stachys olympica

 

COMMON NAME:
Lamb's-ear