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Teucrium cubense (Coast germander)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Teucrium cubense

Teucrium cubense Jacq.

Coast germander, Small coastal germander

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: TECU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: 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: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AZ , CA , LA , NM , TX

Growing Conditions

Water 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.

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Nectar Source: yes

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1257 Collected 2012-12-06 in Brazoria County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Bibliography

Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Teucrium cubense in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Teucrium cubense in the Flora of North America (if available)
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Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: JMS

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