Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Lycopus uniflorus Michx. image
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Robert W. Freckmann
Family Lamiaceae
Lycopus uniflorus Michx.
northern bugleweed, northern water-horehound
Lycopus: from Greek lukos, "wolf," and pous, "foot"
uniflorus: Latin for "one-flowered"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 4"-40" tall, aromatic forb; stems square; creeping stolon ending with a shallow tuber
Flower: white, 5 lobed, tiny, 2 stamens slightly longer than the petals; inflorescence tight, small, whorled clusters from the leaf axils; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet, fruit drawing
Leaf:opposite, long and narrow with a pointed tip and a few shallow teeth
Habitat: moist; meadows, marshes, streambanks, cliffs

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Lycopus virginicus L. var. pauciflorus Benth.

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