Hedeoma acinoides Scheele
Slender False Pennyroyal, Annual Pennyroyal, Slender Hedeoma
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
USDA Symbol: HEAC
Delicate ephemeral annual usually about 6-10 high.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual
Root Type: Tap
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Inflorescence: Axillary , Cyme
Leaf: Basal leaves often purplish.
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Apr , May
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Soil Description: On limestone
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Fredericksburg Nature Center - Fredericksburg, TX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Patsy Glenn Refuge - Wimberley, TX
Nueces River Authority - Uvalde, TX
Herbarium Specimen(s)NPSOT 0361 Collected Apr 23, 1993 in Comal County by Mary Beth White
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1933 Collected 2017-05-19 in Travis County by Brady Lee
LBJWC-18 Collected 2006-05-02 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
BibliographyBibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston
Bibref 281 - Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas (1999) Diggs, G. M.; B. L. Lipscomb; B. O'Kennon; W. F...
Bibref 286 - Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country (1989) Enquist, M.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Hedeoma acinoides in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hedeoma acinoides in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hedeoma acinoides
MetadataRecord Modified: 2009-02-25
Research By: TWC Staff