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Connecticut Plants
Germander (Wood-sage)
Teucrium canadense L.

Germander can be distinguished from similar plants in the mint family by having three sepals that stand up above the flower.

  • Family: mint (Lamiaceae)
  • Habitat: thickets, woods, shores
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 3/4 inch long
  • Flower color: pink and white
  • Flowering time: July to September
  • Origin: native
Teucrium canadense L.
Teucrium canadense L.
Teucrium canadense L.