Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3655

Forb
Annual

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in floodplain forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink/ Lavender
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:
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):
Stachys hyssopifolia var. lythroides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys hyssopifolia   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Stachys lythroides

SYNONYMOUS WITH Stachys (Labitae) in Southeastern United States (Nelson, 1981)
Stachys hyssopifolia var. lythroides

 

COMMON NAME:
hyssop-leaved hedgenettle