Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4128

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in dry rocky woodlands, over mafic, ultramafic, or calcareous rocks, dry powerline rights-of-way, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White speckled 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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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Pycnanthemum torreyi   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum torrei   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-28-006?:
Pycnanthemum verticillatum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Torrey's Mountain-mint


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