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Lycopus amplectens (Clasping water-horehound)
Smith, R.W.

Lycopus amplectens

Lycopus amplectens Raf.

Clasping Water-horehound, Sessileleaf Bugleweed

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s): Lycopus amplectens var. pubens, Lycopus pubens, Lycopus sessilifolius

USDA Symbol: LYAM2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 4 feet in height.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , CT , FL , GA , IN , MA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , RI , SC , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2015-12-11
Research By: JAM

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