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Taxon: Physostegia virginiana (L.) Benth.

Genus: Physostegia
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Lamioideae.
Nomen number: 316915
Place of publication: Labiat. gen. spec. 504. 1834 (Edwards's Bot. Reg. 15: sub t. 1289. 1830, nom. inval.)
Name verified on: 27-Apr-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-May-2009
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • false dragonhead   (Source: F Missouri ) – English
  • obedience   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • obedient-plant   (Source: F Missouri ) – English
  • falsa-cabeça-de-dragão   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • drakmynta   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario [s.], Quebec
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas [n.e.], Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska [e.], North Dakota [e.], Oklahoma [e.], South Dakota [e.], Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama [n.], Arkansas, Florida, Georgia [n.], Kentucky, Louisiana [s.w.], Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico [s.e.], Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Allred, Kelly W. 2008. Flora Neomexicana I: The vascular plants of New Mexico, an annotated checklist to the names of vascular plants with synonymy and bibliography.
  • Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist.
  • Cantino, P. D. 1982. A monograph of the genus Physostegia (Labiateae). Contr. Gray Herb. 211:85.
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Ownbey, G. B. & T. Morley. 1991. Vascular plants of Minnesota: a checklist and atlas.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. [= Dracocephalum virginianum L.].
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. [= Dracocephalum virginianum L.].
  • Seymour, F. 1969. The flora of New England.
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2. [= Dracocephalum virginianum L.].
  • University of Texas Herbarium. 2000–. The mints of Texas (on-line resource).
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. 1979. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Physostegia virginiana (L.) Benth.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?316915 (22 November 2014)

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