Hairy Wood Mint (Blephilia hirsuta)
A shade loving, fuzzy-leaved native mint at home in woodlands. Grows well in full shade, but blooms the best in part sun/shade. Flowers are small but attractive to insects.
Light: Part Sun/Shade, Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Humus, Rocky
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul-Aug
Root Type: Rhizome
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract a wide variety of pollinators including bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, and skippers. Foliage hosts few, smaller insects and is unpalatable to browsers.