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  Blephilia hirsuta (Pursh) Benth. var. hirsuta image
Photographer: Kitty Kohout           
Family Lamiaceae
Blephilia hirsuta (Pursh) Benth. var. hirsuta
hairy pagoda-plant, hairy wood mint
Blephilia: Greek for "eyelash" referring to hairy fringe of the bracts and calyx-teeth
hirsuta: covered with hair
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 16"-32" tall, aromatic forb; stems square and hairy
Flower: pale purple, 5-parted, 1/2" long, irregularly tube-shaped; flower drawing
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, lance-shaped to widely ovate, stalked
Habitat: shade; moist; woods

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