Marcus, Joseph A.
Teucrium cubense Jacq.
Coast germander, Small coastal germander
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Root Type: Tap Leaf Complexity: Simple Leaf Shape: Ovate Leaf Margin:
Lobed Breeding System:
Flowers Bisexual Flower:
Flowers 5/8 in. long.
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
AL , AZ , CA , LA , NM , TX USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use:
Low Light Requirement:
Sun Soil Moisture:
Dry Conditions Comments:
This delicate, herbaceous
mint relative with multitudes of small white blossoms often grows adjacent to prickly pear.
BenefitConspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes