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 A.k.a. American bugleweed. A distinctive denizen of wetlands and floodplains, its clusters of small, white flowers attract a wide variety of pollinators. As is typical of mints, it’s strongly flavored foliage is rarely browsed.


Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Silt, Clay Loam

Height: 1’-3’

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Time: July-Sep

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers, and beetles. Hosts the hermit sphinx moth and some smaller insects. Foliage is unpalatable to herbivores and rarely browsed.

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