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Connecticut Plants
Fluxweed (False Pennyroyal)
Trichostema brachiatum L.

Fluxweed is endangered in Connecticut, and rare throughout New England. Nevertheless, this plant was recently rediscovered in several sites where it had been thought to be eliminated. Fluxweed is an annual, so population numbers can vary considerably from year to year.

  • Synonyms: Isanthus brachiatus (L.) B.S.P.
  • Family: mint (Lamiaceae)
  • Habitat: sandy soil, stream banks
  • Height: 6-20 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch long
  • Flower color: blue
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Isanthus brachiatus (L.) B.S.P.
Isanthus brachiatus (L.) B.S.P.
Isanthus brachiatus (L.) B.S.P.