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Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials, Ground Covers

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: acid, average, loam, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 2'-3'

Bloom Time: June, July, August, September

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, clumping, colonizing, cut flowers, fragrant plant, naturalizing

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (narrowleaf mountainmint)
  • Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (narrowleaf mountainmint)
  • Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (narrowleaf mountainmint)
  • Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (narrowleaf mountainmint)
  • Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (narrowleaf mountainmint)

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Description

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Also known as:

narrowleaf mountainmint

,

slender mountain mint

Scientific Synonyms:

Koellia flexuosa, Pycnanthemum flexuosum

Description

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium produces an impressive floral display. The leaves are aromatic, like most members of the Mint family, but unusually narrow in shape.

Cultivation

Provides good groundcover, for light shade to full sun, in average, moist to dry soil. Plant in an area where its tendency to naturalize can be controlled.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Lamiales
Family Lamiaceae Mint family
Genus Pycnanthemum mountainmint
Species Pycnanthemum tenuifolium narrowleaf mountainmint