Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Gratiola neglecta Torr. image
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Family Scrophulariaceae
Gratiola neglecta Torr.
clammy hedge-hyssop
Gratiola: from gratia for "grace" or "favor" referring to its supposed medicinal properties
neglecta: neglected or overlooked
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 4"-12" tall forb
Flower: white to yellowish, 5-parted, 1/3" long, irregular shaped, upper lobes nearly united at the top and hairy at the base, lower lobes rounded, 2 stamens; solitary from the leaf axils; blooms May-Oct.
Leaf:opposite, widest near or above the middle then toward the base
Habitat: wet; streambanks; in muddy soil

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Gratiola neglecta Torr. var. glaberrima Fernald

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