OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stachys eplingii   FAMILY Lamiaceae


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys eplingii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-20-003:
Stachys nuttallii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Epling's Hedgenettle


         To see larger pictures, click or hover over the thumbnails.

image of Stachys eplingii, Epling's Hedgenettle

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_stachys_eplingii_4

June        

This species has a scattered sporadic range in southern & central Appalachians, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Stachys eplingii, Epling's Hedgenettle

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_stachys_eplingii_8

June        

image of Stachys eplingii, Epling's Hedgenettle

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_stachys_eplingii_8b

June        

Calyx lobes strongly deltoid, per Weakley's Flora (2012).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Stachys eplingii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Stachys eplingii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN (MISAPPLIED) VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-20-003:
Stachys nuttallii   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

Search by scientific name:

2957

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in mesic forests, bogs, wet meadows over calcareous or mafic substrates, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

...Wet ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer
Pink/Lavender
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed campanulate calyx
2-lipped corolla, upper hood-like, lower three-lobed
4 stamens, arched under the corolla's upper lip
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



 


Search by scientific name: