Hedeoma pulegioides (L.) Pers.
Family: Lamiaceae
American false pennyroyal,  more...
[Cunila pulegioides L.,  more]
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Kitty Kohout  
Etymology: Hedeoma: from the Greek hedus, "sweet," and osme, "odor," an ancient name for a strongly aromatic mint
Plants: erect, annual, 4"-16" tall forb, aromatic; stems square, usually branched
Leaves: opposite, lance-like to oval, finely hairy, main ones stalked
Flowers: pink, 5-parted, 1/8" long; flower drawing inflorescence of distinctly-spaced whorls from the leaf axils; blooms July-Sept.
Fruits: 1-seeded nutlet
Habitat: upland woods
Conservation Status: Native
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Marion Sheehan  
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Marion Sheehan  
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