Warnockia scutellarioides

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Scientific Name Warnockia scutellarioides (Brazoria scutellarioides) USDA PLANTS Symbol
WASC
Common Name Prairie Brazosmint, Prairie Brazoria ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
565600
Family Lamiaceae (Mint) Wildflowers.org Reference
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Description Habitat: Calcareous soils along roadsides, trail edges.
Plant: Erect annual, with mutiple stems from base, 6 to 18 inches tall, branched above.
Leaves: Opposite, 3/4 to 1-1/2 inches long with toothed edges above the middle of the blade; lower stem leaves spatulate and clasping, becoming oblong to oblong-lanceolate and sessile above,
Inflorescence: Several to many small pink flowers on spikes up to 6-inches long; each 3/8 to 5/8-inch long with upper and lower lips; lower lip divided into three lobes, center lobe white with pink streaks; purplish anthers.
Bloom Period: April to June.
Reference: Excerpts from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist and "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston.
Texas Status
Native

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