Pycnanthemum verticillatum var. pilosum

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: rich, average, loam, clay

Height: 1'-3'

Bloom Time: July, August, September

Bloom Color: white

Leaf Color: green, gray-green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8

Additional Tags: attracts bees, attracts butterflies, colonizing, drought tolerant, fragrant plant, naturalizing

Pycnanthemum verticillatum var. pilosum (hairy mountainmint)
  • Pycnanthemum verticillatum var. pilosum (hairy mountainmint)

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Description

Pycnanthemum verticillatum var. pilosum

Also known as:

hairy mountainmint

,

American mountainmint

,

hairy mountainmint

Scientific Synonyms:

Koellia pilosa, Pycnanthemum pilosum

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, CT, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MO, MS, NE, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: MD, NY, OH
  • Extirpated: PA
  • Possibly Extirpated: TN
  • Threatened: MI

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 verticillatum var. pilosum hairy mountainmint