Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Pycnanthemum virginianum (L.) T.Durand & B.D.Jacks. ex B.L.Rob. & Fernald image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Caroline A. Creevey

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Margery Melgaard

Margery Melgaard

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Theodore S. Cochrane
Family Lamiaceae
Pycnanthemum virginianum (L.) T.Durand & B.D.Jacks. ex B.L.Rob. & Fernald
common mountain mint, Virginia mountain mint
Pycnanthemum: from Greek pychnos, "dense," and anthemon, "flower," so "densely flowered"
virginianum: of Virginia
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb, very sweetly aromatic; leafy, square stems with short hairs mainly at the angles
Flower: white, 5-parted, 1/4" long; flower drawing inflorescence a 3" wide, branched, terminal, umbel-like cluster of many, very dense, small, rounded heads; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, small, linear to lance-shaped
Habitat: dry, moderate moisture, to wet; prairies, woods, meadows
(Glossary)

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