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Lycopus americanus

Lycopus americanus , Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. 1992. Western wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. West Region, Sacramento.

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Genus: Lycopus
Species: Lycopus americanus

Name

Lycopus americanus Muhl. ex W.P.C.Barton

References

* Florae Philadelphicae Prodromus 15. 1815
* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Data from 07-Oct-06]. [1]

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Lycopus americanus, common names Water horehound or American bugleweed, is a member of the genus Lycopus. It blooms in late summer and is found in much of North America. It is reputed to have medicinal properties and has been used as a dye.


References

* Niering,W., Olmstead, N., National Audubon Society Guide to North American Wildflowers, Eastern Region,1995, plate 184 and page 573, ISBN 0-394-50432-1

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