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Key to Lycopus

View taxon page for Lycopus

(For a list of species in Lycopus, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Calyx lobes ovate, tip obtuse to acute, ± = fruit; leaves generally short-petioled, generally serrate ..... L. uniflorus

1' Calyx lobes awl-like, tip acuminate to short-awned, generally > fruit; leaves ± sessile to short-petioled, serrate to deeply lobed or cut

2. Leaves generally short-petioled, deeply lobed to cut, especially in lower 1/2; fruit 1–1.5 mm, tip rounded ..... L. americanus

2' Leaves generally ± sessile, serrate; fruit 1.5–2 mm, tip ± truncate ..... L. asper


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