Teucrium cubense

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Scientific Name Teucrium cubense USDA PLANTS Symbol
TECU
Common Name Small Coastal Germander, Cut-leaf Germander ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
32354
Family Lamiaceae (Mint) SEINet Reference
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Description Habitat: Grassy areas, meadows, moist areas along Texas coast and Rio Grande Valley.
Plant: Upright annual or perennial with several stems from base, 6 to 28 inches tall, unbranched.
Leaves: Opposite 1/2 to 2 inches long with 2 to 8 lobes cut almost halfway through leaf and may be cut again.
Inflorescence: Small flowers 1/2 to 3/4 inch long with 5 white petals united at base and forming lobes; lower lip with 3 lobes, center lobe long and broad; arching stamens.
Reference: Excerpts from "Wildflowers of Texas" by Geyata Ajilvsgi.
Texas Status
Native

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