Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about American Dragonhead at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
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Annual? Biennial? Perennial?
Native: western North America
Habitat: Cultivated ground;, per Weakley's Flora
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Click here to see a map showing all occurrences known to SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria. (Zoom in to see more detail.)
IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Bracts subtending flowers spinulose-dentate
Blue to whitish
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
4 fertile stamens
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