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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cantinoa mutabilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hyptis mutabilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hyptis mutabilis

 

COMMON NAME:
Tropical Bushmint


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Cantinoa mutabilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hyptis mutabilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hyptis mutabilis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3834

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: South America

Habitat: Moist disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

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Invasive?

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Margins serrate

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White?
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed corolla
4 exserted stamens (2 long, 2 short)
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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