Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Forb
Annual

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

Common (uncommon in NC-SC)

Look for it in dry soils of woodlands, roadbanks, woods-roads, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Dry

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
White/ Bluish
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
2-lipped 4-lobed corolla
2 exserted fertile stamens & often 2 sterile stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in axillary clusters

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Brown/Black
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Hedeoma pulegioides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hedeoma pulegioides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-25-001:
Hedeoma pulegioides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Pennyroyal