Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Agastache nepetoides (L.) Kuntze image
Photographer: Kathie and Tom Brock           

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Kathie and Tom Brock
Family Lamiaceae
Agastache nepetoides (L.) Kuntze
catnip giant hyssop, yellow giant hyssop
Agastache: from agan, "very much," and stachys, "an ear of corn or wheat," having many spikes
nepetoides: like Nepeta, a Latin name for an aromatic plant
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Status: Threatened
Plant: erect, perennial, 3'-5' tall, aromatic forb; stems square, branching toward the top
Flower: green to yellow, 5-parted, 1/3" long, slightly irregular, not hairy; flower drawing inflorescence dense whorls of flowers forming cylindrical spikes up to 8" ; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, coarsely toothed, thin, stalked, rounded at the base, finely hairy beneath
Habitat: partial sun; woods, disturbed areas
(Glossary)

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Hyssopus nepetoides L.

         
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