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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Dracocephalum parviflorum   FAMILY Lamiaceae   Go to FSUS key



SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dracocephalum parviflorum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

Dracocephalum parviflorum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)

Dracocephalum parviflorum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-11-001:

Moldavica parviflora   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
American Dragonhead


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image of Dracocephalum parviflorum, American Dragonhead

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_mopa4_001_lvd

        

 

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/14/23):
Dracocephalum parviflorum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Dracocephalum parviflorum   FAMILY Lamiaceae

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America (Kartesz, 1999)
Dracocephalum parviflorum

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 164-11-001:
Moldavica parviflora   FAMILY Lamiaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4441

Forb
Annual? Biennial? Perennial?

Habitat: Cultivated ground, per Weakley's Flora

Native: western North America

Waif(s)

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Bracts subtending flowers spinulose-dentate

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue to whitish
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
2-lipped 5-lobed corolla
4 fertile stamens
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Mericarp

 

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