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Plant Details

Pycnanthemum muticum

Clustered Mountain-mint, Short-toothed Mountain-mint, Blunt Mountain-mint

Scientific Name:

Pycnanthemum muticum

Genus:

Pycnanthemum

Species Epithet:

muticum

Common Name:

Clustered Mountain-mint, Short-toothed Mountain-mint, Blunt Mountain-mint

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Purple

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

June, July, August

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Bogs, wet meadows, moist to wet forests. Infrequent to fairly common in the mountains and foothills; rare over most of the central and eastern Piedmont; uncommon to infrequent in the Coastal Plain, but rare in the far eastern counties.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S4: Apparently secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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