Phryma leptostachya L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Phryma leptostachya L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Erect, 5–10 dm, simple or with a few divergent branches; lower petioles to 5 cm, the upper shorter or the uppermost lvs sessile; lvs ovate, 6–15 cm; fls opposite and horizontal, pale purple to white, 6–8 mm, each subtended by 3 small subulate bracts; cal to 1 cm in fr; 2n=28. Moist woods; Que. to Man., s. to Fla. and Tex.; e. Asia. June–Aug.