Elsholtzia ciliata (Thunb.) Hyl.

  • 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

    Elsholtzia ciliata (Thunb.) Hyl.

  • Description

    Species Description - Branching annual 3–10 dm; lvs petioled, ovate to lanceolate, 3–7 cm, acute or short-acuminate, crenate-serrate, tapering to the base; spikes 2–5 cm; bracts rotund, 3 mm, cuspidate, ciliate, closely imbricate, each subtending 2 or 3 pale blue fls 4 mm; cor villous around the lips. Native of Asia, established in moist soil from Que. to N.Y. and N.J., and sometimes inland to Wis. July–Sept.