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Trichostema oblongum

Trichostema oblongum Benth.

Oblong Bluecurls, Mountain Bluecurls

Lamiaceae (Mint family)



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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.
Fruit: 4 nutlets.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: CA , ID , OR , WA
Canada: BC
Native Habitat: Dry margins of meadows, streambanks, moist, open places, often on disturbed soil.

Web Reference

Webref 62 - Burke Herbarium Image Collection (2020) University of Washington
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 Trichostema oblongum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Trichostema oblongum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Trichostema oblongum


Record Modified: 2021-05-25
Research By: CBR

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