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Pogogyne serpylloides

Pogogyne serpylloides (Torr.) A. Gray

Thymeleaf Mesamint, Thyme-leaf Mesa-mint, Thyme Leaf Mesa Mint, Thymeleaf Beardstyle

Lamiaceae (Mint family)

Synonym(s): Hedeoma serpylloides

USDA Symbol: POSE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Stems usually prostrate to decumbent, up to about 8 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Lavender.


Native Habitat: Grassy, brushy areas.

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.

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 36 - Jepson eFlora (2019) The Jepson Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2021-05-21
Research By: CBR

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