Hedeoma pulegioides (L.) Pers.

  • 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

    Hedeoma pulegioides (L.) Pers.

  • Description

    Species Description - Stems erect, usually branched, 1–4 dm, provided with fine, retrorsely curled hairs at least above; lvs lanceolate or elliptic to ovate or obovate, 1–3 cm, entire or serrulate, the main ones distinctly petiolate; cal-tube 2–2.5 mm, sparsely hirsutulous, the lips 2–2.5 mm, the upper lobed a third or half its length into entire, triangular teeth, the lower cleft to the base into subulate, ciliate teeth; cor scarcely surpassing the cal; 2n=36. Upland woods; N.B. and Que. to Wis. and Neb., s. to Ga. and Ark. July–Sept.

  • Common Names

    American pennyroyal