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Agastache nepetoides

Agastache nepetoides (Photo: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Nepetinae
Genus: Agastache
Species: Agastache nepetoides

Agastache nepetoides (L.) Kuntze

USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 ( Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.
Revisio Generum Plantarum 2:511. 1891
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Vernacular names

Agastache nepetoides, the yellow giant hyssop, is a perennial flower native to the United States and Canada. It is a member of the family Lamiaceae.[1]
Conservation status in the United States

It is listed as endangered in Connecticut,[2] and as threatened in New York (state), Vermont, and Wisconsin.[1]
Native American ethnobotany

The Iroquois use a compound infusion of plants as a wash for poison ivy and itch.[3]

"Plants Profile for Agastache nepetoides (yellow giant hyssop)". Retrieved 3 February 2017.
"Connecticut's Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species 2015". State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Bureau of Natural Resources. Retrieved 3 February 2018.(Note: This list is newer than the one used by and is more up-to-date.)
Herrick, James William, 1977, Iroquois Medical Botany, State University of New York, Albany, PhD Thesis, page 422

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