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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lycopus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lycopus americanus W.P.C. Barton
Habit: Rhizomes +- slender, not thickened at tip. Stem: erect, 2--8 dm, generally glabrous; nodes short-hairy. Leaf: generally short-petioled, 2--8(10) cm; blade oblong to lanceolate, deeply lobed to cut especially in lower 1/2, glabrous to puberulent on veins. Flower: calyx lobes awl-like, short-awned; corolla 2--3 mm, +- = calyx, white. Fruit: nutlet 1--1.5 mm, tip rounded, smooth. Chromosomes: 2n=22.
Ecology: Moist areas, marshes, streambanks; Elevation: < 1000 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA-FP, SNE; Distribution Outside California: to British Columbia, eastern North America. Flowering Time: Aug--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken
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Next taxon: Lycopus asper
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Lycopus americanus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32313, accessed on May 28, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 28, 2016.