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Connecticut Plants
Basil Mountain-mint
Pycnanthemum √óclinopodioides Torr. & Gray

Basil mountain-mint is an endangered plant in Connecticut. The photos show a cultivated plant.

  • Family: mint (Lamiaceae)
  • Habitat: dry fields, dry open woods
  • Height: 12-30 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch long, on disk-shaped heads around 1 inch across
  • Flower color: white to pale lavender
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides Torr. & Gray
Pycnanthemum clinopodioides Torr. & Gray