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Plant Details

Pycnanthemum incanum

Hoary Mountain-mint, Silverleaf Mountain-mint

Scientific Name:

Pycnanthemum incanum

Common Name:

Hoary Mountain-mint, Silverleaf Mountain-mint

Plant Family

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

pink

Size in Feet:

6

Light:

sun, part-sun

Soil Moisture:

mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

June - July - August

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Var. incanum: Forests and woodland borders. Uncommon in NC Mountains and Piedmont.
Var. puberulum: Forests and woodland borders. Rare in NC Mountains and Piedmont.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

2 varieties in NC.

Plant

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Martha Baskin

Blooms & Bracts

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Martha Baskin

Bloom Close Up

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Martha Baskin

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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