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Digital Herbaria

Teucrium canadense

Teucrium canadense L.

American Germander, Canada Germander, Canadian Germander, Germander, Hairy Germander, Wood Sage

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

USDA Symbol: TECA3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Teucrium canadense

American Germander


Location: 12 m S of the new Iron Bridge & 4 m W of the walking path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Heavy shade. Recumbent on stream bank in alkaline, alluvial soil. Occasionally flooded. Small colony, not common in this community.

Description: Erect, single stalked perennial, 1.2 m tall. Some plants branching near extremity. Leaves narrowly eliptic, acute both ends, to 4x12 cm wide/long, alternate, stipitate, petioled. Flowers in dense, bracteate spikes. Calyces tubular with deltoid lobes. Corolla lavender with dark dots.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Aug 3, 1987
Specimen number: 289

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0537
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCFXB

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