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Lepechinia hastata

Lepechinia hastata (A. Gray) Epling

Pakaha, Baja Pitcher Sage, False Salvia, Pitcher Sage

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: LEHA

USDA Native Status: HI (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 5 feet tall.
Fruit: Nutlets, black, 4.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Purplish red. May bloom any time of year under the right conditions.

Distribution

USA: HI
Native Habitat: Open shrublands and pastures.

Bibliography

Bibref 1798 - Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii, Revised Edition (1999) Wagner, W.L.; Herbst, D.R.; Sohmer, S.H.

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Web Reference

Webref 43 - Hawaiian Native Plant Genera (2006) University of Hawaii
Webref 44 - Plants of Hawaii (1997) Starr Environmental
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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