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Agastache micrantha

Agastache micrantha (A. Gray) Woot. & Standl.

White Giant Hyssop

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s): Cedronella micrantha


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

This plant has stems that are square in cross section like other members of the mint family.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Inflorescence: Spike , Terminal
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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


Native Distribution: The Trans-Pecos of Texas, New Mexico and eastern Arizona.
Native Habitat: Rocky or sandy soils or on ledges in mountains.


Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Fragrant Foliage: yes
Deer Resistant: Moderate

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-PM-22 Collected 2006-11-17 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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


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

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2017-10-16
Research By: DEW

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