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Hedeoma reverchonii var. serpyllifolia

Hedeoma reverchonii (A. Gray) A. Gray var. serpyllifolia (Small) Irving

Reverchon's False Pennyroyal, Rock Hedeoma

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s): Hedeoma sancta, Hedeoma serpyllifolia


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Plants camphor-scented.

Species named after Julien Reverchon, 1837-1905, a French-American immigrant to Dallas, Texas, and an important botanical collector of early Texas.


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Inflorescence: Axillary , Terminal
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall, often shorter.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Usually white, occasionally lavender.



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Patsy Glenn Refuge, c/o Wimberley Birding Society - Wimberley, TX


Bibref 281 - Shinners & Mahler's Illustrated Flora of North Central Texas (1999) Diggs, G. M.; B. L. Lipscomb; B. O'Kennon; W. F...

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Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Hedeoma reverchonii var. serpyllifolia in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Hedeoma reverchonii var. serpyllifolia in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Hedeoma reverchonii var. serpyllifolia


Record Modified: 2023-04-06
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