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Marcus, Joseph A.
Teucrium cubense Jacq.
Coast germander, Small coastal germander
USDA Symbol: TECU
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
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
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
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1257
Collected 2012-12-06 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: JMS