rough false pennyroyal

(Hedeoma hispida)

Conservation Status
rough false pennyroyal
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

The leaves are linear.

 
     
 

Height

 
 

4 to 16

 
     
 

Flower Color

 
 

Purplish blue or pink

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
  American false pennyroyal (Hedeoma pulegioides) has much wider, lance-shaped leaves. It has been recorded only in Houston County, near Brownsville.  
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Dry soil. Sand dunes, barrens.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

May to August

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

 
  1/9/2014      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (dicots)  
  Superorder Asteranae  
 

Order

Lamiales (mints, plantains, olives, and allies)  
 

Family

Lamiaceae (mint)  
  Subfamily Nepetoideae  
  Tribe Mentheae  
 

Subtribe

Menthinae  
  Genus Hedeoma (false pennyroyal)  
       
 

Synonyms

 
     
       
 

Common Names

 
 

false pennyroyal

falsepennyroyal

mock-pennyroyal

rough false pennyroyal

rough falsepennyroyal

rough pennyroyal

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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