Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Schrad. image
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Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Lamiaceae
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Schrad.
narrow-leaved mountain mint, slender mountain mint
Pycnanthemum: from Greek pychnos, "dense," and anthemon, "flower," so "densely flowered"
tenuifolium: tenuis for "slender;" folium for "leaves"
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Status: Introduced - locally established
Plant: erect, perennial, 20"-32" tall forb, almost odorless; stems square, hairless, very leafy with many short branches
Flower: pink to white, 5-parted, 1/4"-1/3" long; flower drawing inflorescence a 3" wide, branched, terminal, umbel-like cluster of many, very dense, small, rounded heads; blooms July-Sept.
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, linear, very narrow, small, toothless
Habitat: dry; upland woods, prairies
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Synonyms 
Koellia flexuosa auct. non (Walter) MacMill.
Pycnanthemum flexuosum auct. non (Walter) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb.

         
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