Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Lycopus americanus Muhl. ex W.P.C.Barton image
Photographer: Kitty Kohout           

Hugh H. Iltis

Hugh H. Iltis

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Janice Stiefel

Janice Stiefel
Family Lamiaceae
Lycopus americanus Muhl. ex W.P.C.Barton
American water-horehound, common water-horehound
Lycopus: from Greek lukos, "wolf," and pous, "foot"
americanus: for America
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-40" tall aromatic forb; stems square; long rhizomes without tubers
Flower: white, 4-lobed with the upper lobe wider and notched, tiny, 2 stamens slightly longer than the petals; inflorescence tight, small, whorled clusters from the leaf axils
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet, fruit drawing
Leaf:opposite, usually with glandular dots, long and tapering to a short stalk, deep, coarse, irregular teeth
Habitat: moist
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Lycopus americanus Muhl. ex W.P.C.Barton var. longii Benner
Lycopus americanus Muhl. ex W.P.C.Barton var. scabrifolius Fernald
Lycopus sinuatus Elliott

         
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