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Physostegia angustifolia (Narrowleaf false dragonhead)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Physostegia angustifolia

Physostegia angustifolia Fernald

Narrowleaf False Dragonhead, False Dragon-head

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Synonym(s): Physostegia edwardsiana

USDA Symbol: phan6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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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 , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , AR , GA , IL , KS , LA , MO , MS , OK , TN , TX

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-04-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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