|Scientific Name||Hedeoma drummondii||USDA PLANTS Symbol||HEDR|
|Common Name||Mock Pennyroyal, Drummond's False Pennyroyal||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||32512|
|Description||Habitat: Grassy areas, dry rocky (especially limestone) soils.
Plant: Erect to sprawling annual or perennial with a few to several stems, branched, 5 to 24 inches tall; stems covered with small turned-back (retrorse) hairs.
Leaves: Small stem leaves, linear-elliptic to obovate, 1/4 to 1/2-inch long, densely hairy on edges surfaces; leaves in whorls spaced out along stem.
Inflorescence: From 1 to 6 small pink to lavender tubular flowers arising from leaf axils, each about 1/2-inch long or less; two-lipped corollas 1/4-inch across, upper lip two-lobed; lower lip with 3 lobes.
Bloom Period: April and May.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston, "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist and SEINet.
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