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Plant Details

Macbridea caroliniana

Carolina Birds-in-a-nest, Carolina Bogmint, Carolina Macbridea, Macbridea

Scientific Name:

Macbridea caroliniana

Common Name:

Carolina Birds-in-a-nest, Carolina Bogmint, Carolina Macbridea, Macbridea

Plant Family

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Habitat Description:

Swamp forests, especially in sphagnous seepage areas away from direct flooding, savanna edges, ditches (Weakley 2015). Rare in the NC Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G2 - Imperiled, G3 - Vulnerable (*)

State Status:

E: Endangered (*)

Federal Status:

FSC - Federal Special Concern (*)

Notes:

Rare throughout its range (Weakley 2015). NC Natural Heritage Program Global Rank: G2G3

Blooms

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© Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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