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Hedeoma acinoides (Slender false pennyroyal)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Hedeoma acinoides

Hedeoma acinoides Scheele

Slender false pennyroyal, Annual pennyroyal, Slender hedeoma

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: HEAC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Delicate ephemeral annual usually about 6-10 high.

Fragrant foliage.

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Inflorescence: Axillary , Cyme
Leaf: Basal leaves often purplish.
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 0-1 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Distribution

USA: TX

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Soil Description: On limestone

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Patsy Glenn Refuge - Wimberley, TX
Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX

Herbarium Specimen(s)

NPSOT 0361 Collected Apr 23, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-18 Collected 2006-05-02 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 281 - Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas (1999) Diggs, G. M.; B. L. Lipscomb; B. O'Kennon; W. F...
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Hedeoma acinoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hedeoma acinoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hedeoma acinoides

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2009-02-25
Research By: TWC Staff

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