Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3659

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare, apparently endemic to nw. NC

Look for it in fens, usually over mafic or ultramafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
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:

 

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

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

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys appalachiana   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian hedgenettle