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Pycnanthemum torrei

Pycnanthemum torrei Benth.

Torrey's Mountainmint

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug


USA: AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MD , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , PA , SC , TN , VA , WV

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-12-07
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