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Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Common Name(s):
Narrow-leafed mountain mint, Slender mountain mint
Categories:
Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

Fragrant leaves. Good for naturalizing or in rain garden.

Season:
Summer into fall
Height:
2-3 ft.
Flower Color:
White
Hardiness:
4-8
Foliage:
1 to 2 in. narrow, opposite leaves; square stems
Flower:
Small whitish flowers with touch of pink, in numerous rounded heads; two lips with lower lip having three lobes
Site:
Dry meadows, fields, thickets, roadsides
Soil:
Dry or rocky
Tags:
pollinator, ncemgva2018

NCCES plant id: 2705

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Delta Flower Scarab on Pycnanthemum tenuifolium bloom
Suzanne Caldwell, CC BY-NC-2.0
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Pycnanthemum tenuifolium plant
Cyndy Sims Parr, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Delta Flower Scarab on Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Pycnanthemum tenuifolium buds
Dan Mullen, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Pycnanthemum tenuifolium Pycnanthemum tenuifolium flower and leaf detail
Debbie Roos