OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Pycnanthemum beadlei   FAMILY Lamiaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum beadlei   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-28-008?:
Pycnanthemum incanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH A study of Pycnanthemum (Labiatae) (Grant & Epling, 1943)
Pycnanthemum beadlei

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Koellia beadlei

 

COMMON NAME:
Beadle's Mountain-mint


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image of Pycnanthemum beadlei, Beadle's Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm220607_8389

June    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Pycnanthemum beadlei, Beadle's Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm220607_8392

June    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

Leaves less than 3× as long as wide, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Pycnanthemum beadlei, Beadle's Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm220607_8396

June    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Pycnanthemum beadlei, Beadle's Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm220607_8397

June    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Pycnanthemum beadlei, Beadle's Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm220607_8404

June    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

image of Pycnanthemum beadlei, Beadle's Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm220609_8484

June    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

Calyx lobes usually tipped with a tuft of long, jointed bristles, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Pycnanthemum beadlei, Beadle's Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm220609_8505

June    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

Bracts of the inflorescence puberulent on the upper surface, the margins not ciliate, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Pycnanthemum beadlei, Beadle's Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm220609_8522

June    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

Lower surface of lower & midstem lvs glabrate, glandular-punctate, dark green like upper surface, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Pycnanthemum beadlei, Beadle's Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm220722_9228

July    Greenville County    SC

Bald Rock Heritage Preserve

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Pycnanthemum beadlei   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum beadlei   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-28-008?:
Pycnanthemum incanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH A study of Pycnanthemum (Labiatae) (Grant & Epling, 1943)
Pycnanthemum beadlei

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Koellia beadlei

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4127

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon in NC-SC Mountains, rare elsewhere in GA-NC-SC, endemic to Southern & Central Appalachians

Habitat: forests, woodland borders, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White to lavender spotted with purple
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-toothed calyx
2-lipped 4-lobed corolla
4 stamens, usually exserted
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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