Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Teucrium canadense L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Caroline A. Creevey

Julie Rueckheim

Julie Rueckheim

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann

Stephen L. Solheim
Family Lamiaceae
Teucrium canadense L.
American germander, Canadian germander, wood sage
Teucrium: from Teucer, "a Trojan king"
canadense: of or referring to Canada
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 12"-40" tall forb; stems square, unbranched, densely hairy
Flower: pink to purple, 5-parted, 3/8"-3/4" long, not hooded; flower drawing inflorescence a 2"-8" tall, dense, terminal, spike-like, conical cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms July-Aug.
Fruit:1-seeded nutlet
Leaf:opposite, toothed, stalked, softly hairy on the top
Habitat: moist to wet; woods, prairies
(Glossary)

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