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Piloblephis rigida (Florida pennyroyal)
Cressler, Alan

Piloblephis rigida

Piloblephis rigida (W. Bartram ex Benth.) Raf.

Florida Pennyroyal, Wild Pennyroyal

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s): Pycnothymus rigidus, Satureja rigida

USDA Symbol: PIRI5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To 1-2 feet in height.
Fruit: Nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple , Violet
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Flowers lavender with white throats and purple spots.



Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-07
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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