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Agastache cana (Mosquito plant)
Anderson, Wynn

Agastache cana

Agastache cana (Hook.) Woot. & Standl.

Mosquito Plant, Mosquito-plant, Texas Hummingbird Mint

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: AGCA

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.
Fruit: 4 nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: Dark rose-pink.

Distribution

USA: NM , TX
Native Habitat: Rocky slopes, crevices and bases of granite cliffs, canyons at upper edge of desert and lower edge of pinyon-juniper zone.

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Web Reference

Webref 50 - New Mexico Rare Plants (2020) New Mexico Rare Plant Technical Council
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2021-05-14
Research By: CBR

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