Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Virginia Bugleweed at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
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JK Marlow jkm150808_641b
August Watauga County NC
Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park
Each flower only 1/8" across, consisting of a light green calyx & a short-tubular white corolla, per www.illinoiswildflowers.info.
JK Marlow jkm200808_6905
August Transylvania County NC
DuPont State Forest
Leaves coarsely toothed, with a long-tapering petiole-like base, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.
Gill Newberry gn09_lycopus_v_branch
Stems quadrangular, per Vascular Flora of the Carolinas.
Gill Newberry gn10_lycopus_virginicus
Flowers packed into small clusters in axils of widely-spaced pairs of leaves, per Wildflowers of the Southern Mountains.