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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: [Annual] perennial herb [subshrub], aromatic; hairs short, spreading to recurved. Stem: decumbent to erect, branched at base. Leaf: short-petioled to sessile; blade round to linear, entire or toothed. Inflorescence: head-like in distal leaf axils; bracts minute. Flower: calyx 2-lipped, upper lip 3-lobed, lower 2-lobed, lobes acuminate, sharp-pointed, tube swollen or pouched proximally; corolla 2-lipped, upper lip > lower, entire to 2-lobed, lower lip 3-lobed; stamens 2, under upper lip or exserted, staminodes minute or 0; style unequally 2-lobed. Fruit: nutlets pitted, glaucous, gelatinous when wet.
Species In Genus: 38 species: North America, South America. Etymology: (Greek: ancient name for strongly aromatic mint)
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to HedeomaPrevious taxon: Glechoma hederacea
Next taxon: Hedeoma drummondii
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Hedeoma, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9444, accessed on May 03, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 03, 2016.