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Physostegia parviflora

Physostegia parviflora Nutt. ex A. Gray

Western False Dragonhead

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s): Dracocephalum nuttallii, Physostegia nuttallii, Physostegia virginiana var. parviflora

USDA Symbol: PHPA10

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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


USA: IA , ID , IL , MN , MT , ND , NE , OR , UT , WA , WY
Canada: BC , SK

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


Record Modified: 2007-12-19
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