Vascular Plants of North Carolina
Account for Rough False Pennyroyal - Hedeoma hispida   Pursh
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AuthorPursh
DistributionA single collection in 2016 from Durham County: Lawn below dam of artificial lake, Sedwick Park, 23 May 2016, Tracy Feldman s.n. (NCU, USCH).

Native of the central third of the U.S. and Canada; adventive east of the Appalachians.
AbundanceVery rare.
HabitatMowed lawn.
PhenologyFlowering and fruiting May-August.
IdentificationRough False Pennyroyal has stems 4-7 inches tall, with narrow paired leaves, small lavender-blue flowers in the axils, and a strong pungent minty odor. The native H. pulegioides has elliptical leaves.
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