Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3600

Forb
Perennial

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

Uncommon (rare in NC Coastal Plain)

Look for it in woodlands and forests, generally over calcareous or mafic rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall
Yellow to yellowish-white
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped corolla
4 exserted stamens
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 (11/30/12):
Agastache nepetoides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Agastache nepetoides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-07-002:
Agastache nepetoides   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Giant-hyssop


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image of Agastache nepetoides

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_agne2_001_lvd

        

image of Agastache nepetoides

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_agastache_nepetoides

August        

Bracts in the flower spike are green (vs. pinkish in A. scrophulariifolia), per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

image of Agastache nepetoides

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_agastache_nepetoides2

August        

Flowers yellowish-green with stamens that extend outside the corolla, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.