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Basil Mountain-mint
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides

Basil mountain-mint is an endangered plant in Connecticut. The photos show a cultivated plant.

• Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
• Habitat: dry fields, dry open woods
• Height: 12-30 inches
• Flower size: 1/4 inch long, on disk-shaped heads around 1 inch across
• Flower color: white to pale lavender
• Flowering time: July to September
• Origin: native

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.