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Pycnanthemum incanum - Hoary Mountain Mint Tall (2.5-3 ft) plant. Top leaves noticeably white/powdery. Dense flower clusters with tangled &quot;hairs&quot; and white flowers with purple spots.<br />
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Habitat:<br />
Edges of dirt road clearing near thick mixed hardwood forest.<br />
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Notes:<br />
A pollinator favorite. Leaves and flowers can be brewed into medicinal tea or used as a cooking spice.<br />
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Habitat:<br />
Edges of dirt road clearing near thick mixed hardwood forest.<br />
<br />
Notes:<br />
A pollinator favorite. Leaves and flowers can be brewed into medicinal tea or used as a cooking spice.<br />
<br />
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Pycnanthemum incanum - Hoary Mountain Mint

Tall (2.5-3 ft) plant. Top leaves noticeably white/powdery. Dense flower clusters with tangled "hairs" and white flowers with purple spots.

Habitat:
Edges of dirt road clearing near thick mixed hardwood forest.

Notes:
A pollinator favorite. Leaves and flowers can be brewed into medicinal tea or used as a cooking spice.

Pycnanthemum incanum - Hoary Mountain Mint Tall (2.5-3 ft) plant. Top leaves noticeably white/powdery. Dense flower clusters with tangled "hairs" and white flowers with purple spots.<br />
<br />
Habitat:<br />
Edges of dirt road clearing near thick mixed hardwood forest.<br />
<br />
Notes:<br />
A pollinator favorite. Leaves and flowers can be brewed into medicinal tea or used as a cooking spice.<br />
<br />
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''Pycnanthemum incanum'', with the common name hoary mountainmint, "mountain mint", wild basil or hoary basil, is a herbaceous perennial in the mint family.

Similar species: Lamiales
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jan 6, 2018. Captured Jul 29, 2017 10:13 in 169 Hopewell Church Rd, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/4.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm