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Connecticut Plants
Water Horehound
Lycopus americanus Muhl. ex W. Bart.

Water horehound is in the mint family, but it does not have aromatic leaves. The large, rounded teeth on the leaves distinguish this plant from other species in the genus Lycopus.

  • Family: mint (Lamiaceae)
  • Habitat: wet places
  • Height: 6-24 inches
  • Flower size: 1/8 inch long
  • Flower color: white
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Lycopus americanus Muhl. ex W. Bart.