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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):
Cantinoa mutabilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae   Go to FSUS key



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hyptis mutabilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)

Cantinoa mutabilis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)

Hyptis mutabilis

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

Hyptis mutabilis

 

COMMON NAME:
Tropical Bushmint


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image of Cantinoa mutabilis, Tropical Bushmint

Celeste Ray    cra_h_mutabilis1

September    Aiken County    SC

image of Cantinoa mutabilis, Tropical Bushmint

Celeste Ray    cra_h_mutabilis2

September    Aiken County    SC

image of Cantinoa mutabilis, Tropical Bushmint

Celeste Ray    cra_h_mutabilis3

September    Aiken County    SC

Flowers borne in dense, many-flowered, axillary clusters, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Cantinoa mutabilis, Tropical Bushmint

Celeste Ray    cra_h_mutabilis4

September    Aiken County    SC

Corolla nearly regular, lower lip not fringed, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Cantinoa mutabilis, Tropical Bushmint

Celeste Ray    cra_h_mutabilis5

September    Aiken County    SC

Calyx actinomorphic, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

image of Cantinoa mutabilis, Tropical Bushmint

Celeste Ray    cra_h_mutabilis6

September    Aiken County    SC

Stems scabrous, per Weakley's Flora (2022).

 

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Hyptis mutabilis   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Cantinoa mutabilis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Southeastern US (Godfrey & Wooten, 1979 & 1981)
Hyptis mutabilis

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Hyptis mutabilis

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

3834

Forb
Perennial

Habitat: Moist disturbed areas, per Weakley's Flora

Non-native: South America

Common in GA, uncommon in SC

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

 

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Margins serrate

FLOWER:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Mostly blue-violet (white-pink?)
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed corolla
4 exserted stamens (2 long, 2 short)
Superior ovary

Flowers in dense axillary clusters

FRUIT:
Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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