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Collinsonia anisata [= Colllinsonia serotina, Collinsonia canadensis var. punctata]

Southern Horsebalm, Anise Horsebalm

Scientific Name:

Collinsonia anisata [= Colllinsonia serotina, Collinsonia canadensis var. punctata]

Genus:

Collinsonia

Species Epithet:

anisata

Common Name:

Southern Horsebalm, Anise Horsebalm

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Habitat Description:

Rich forests. Native from GA south to FL and west to MS.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Global Rank:

GNR: Unknown (*Key)

Notes:

Weakley treats this as a species separate from Collinsonia canadensis; USDA PLANTS includes it under Collinsonia serotina.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

http://www.namethatplant.net/plantdetail.shtml?plant=2968



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