Teucrium cubense Jacq.
Coast germander, Small coastal germander
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
USDA Symbol: TECU
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Leaf Margin: Lobed
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Flower: Flowers 5/8 in. long.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
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
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1257 Collected 2012-12-06 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
BibliographyBibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Teucrium cubense in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Teucrium cubense in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: JMS