Calflora
Taxon  Report   5247 
Lycopus americanus  W. P. C. Barton
American water horehound,  Bugleweed
Lycopus americanus
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Lycopus americanus
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
Lycopus americanus
© 2010 Louis-M. Landry
Lycopus americanus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Lycopus americanus
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
Family: LAMIACEAE  
Genus: Lycopus
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Lycopus americanus var. longii
PLANTS: Lycopus americanus var. scabrifolius
PLANTS: Lycopus sinuatus
More information about  Lycopus americanus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYAM)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 17, 2018).

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