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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Pycnanthemum montanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum montanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-28-007:
Pycnanthemum montanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Appalachian Mountain-mint, Thinleaf Mountain-mint


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_komo_001_lvd

        

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Keith Bradley    kab_p_montanum_1734

July    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

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JK Marlow    jkm0408d_08

August    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Flowers in headlike clusters terminating stem & in upper 2 pr of leaf axils, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

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JK Marlow    jkm0408j_36

August    Oconee County    SC

Leaves lanceolate, to 5" long and 1" wide, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Pycnanthemum montanum, Appalachian Mountain-mint, Thinleaf Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm0508d_11

August    Transylvania County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

image of Pycnanthemum montanum, Appalachian Mountain-mint, Thinleaf Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm060813_192

August    Haywood County    NC

Blue Ridge Parkway

Herbaceous perennial with long rhizomes; stems to 3' tall, per Guide to the Wildflowers of SC.

image of Pycnanthemum montanum, Appalachian Mountain-mint, Thinleaf Mountain-mint

JK Marlow    jkm140816_790

August    Jackson County    NC

High Hampton Inn

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Pycnanthemum montanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Pycnanthemum montanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-28-007:
Pycnanthemum montanum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1173

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common in Mountains (rare in Piedmont) (endemic)

Habitat: Balds, soil islands on granitic domes, calcareous woodlands, woodlands, forests, and forest edges, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Yellowish/Whitish
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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