Pycnanthemum incanum

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Pycnanthemum incanum


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: Menthinae
Genus: Pycnanthemum
Species: Pycnanthemum incanum
Varieties: P. i. var. incanum – P. i. var. puberulum


Pycnanthemum incanum Michx., 1803


  • Basionym
    • Clinopodium incanum L., Sp. Pl.: 588 (1753).
  • Homotypic
    • Koellia incana (L.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 520 (1891).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Eastern USA
      • Alabama, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia

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


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • 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
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Hoary Mountainmint, Mountain Mint, Wild Basil, Hoary Basil
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