Lycopus virginicus

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Lycopus virginicus
Lycopus virginicus


Taxonavigation: Lamiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Lycopinae
Genus: Lycopus
Species: Lycopus virginicus



Lycopus virginicus L., 1953


  • Heterotypic
    • Lycopus virginicus var. quercifolius Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 16 (1814).
    • Lycopus macrophyllus Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 185 (1833).
    • Lycopus virginicus var. pauciflorus Benth., Labiat. Gen. Spec.: 185 (1833).
    • Euhemus officinalis Raf., Autik. Bot.: 115 (1840).
    • Euhemus sylvaticus Raf., Autik. Bot.: 116 (1840).
    • Lycopus virginicus var. macrophyllus (Benth.) A.Gray, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 8: 285 (1870).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Eastern USA
      • Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. 2003. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [unavailable for the public] Reference page

Vernacular names

English: Virginia water horehound
русский: Зюзник виргинский
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