Canada germander, American germander, Canadian germander, Germander, Hairy germander, Wood sage Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
USDA Symbol:TECA3 USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Location: 12 m S of the new Iron Bridge & 4 m W of the walking path--Oakwell Farms.
Habitat: Heavy shade. Recumbent on stream bank in alkaline, alluvial soil. Occasionally flooded. Small colony, not common in this community.
Description: Erect, single stalked perennial, 1.2 m tall. Some plants branching near extremity. Leaves narrowly eliptic, acute both ends, to 4x12 cm wide/long, alternate, stipitate, petioled. Flowers in dense, bracteate spikes. Calyces tubular with deltoid lobes. Corolla lavender with dark dots.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Aug 3, 1987
Specimen number: 289