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  Hedeoma hispida Pursh image
Photographer: Derek Anderson           

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Merel R. Black
Family Lamiaceae
Hedeoma hispida Pursh
rough false pennyroyal, rough pennyroyal
Hedeoma: from the Greek hedus, "sweet," and osme, "odor," an ancient name for a strongly aromatic mint
hispida: fine-hairy
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, annual, 1"-16" tall forb, slightly aromatic; stems square, usually unbranched or branched only at the base
Flower: pink, 5-parted, 1/8" long; flower drawing inflorescence of distinctly spaced whorls from the leaf axils; blooms May-Aug.
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, toothless, linear, finely hairy, stalkless
Habitat: dry; inland sands, barrens; in sandy soil

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