Taxon  Report   113    
Agastache urticifolia  (Benth.) Kuntze
Horse mint,  Horsemint giant hyssop, Nettle leaf giant hyssop
Agastache urticifolia
© 2003 Michael Charters
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Agastache urticifolia
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Agastache urticifolia
© 2014 John Doyen
Agastache urticifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Agastache urticifolia
© 2017 Adam Chasey
Genus: Agastache
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Agastache glaucifolia
ICPN: Agastache urticifolia var. glaucifolia
ICPN: Agastache urticifolia var. urticifolia
More information about  Agastache urticifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).