Agastache urticifolia

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Scientific Name Agastache urticifolia USDA PLANTS Symbol
AGUR
Common Name Horsemint Giant Hyssop, Nettleleaf Giant Hyssop ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
32450
Family Lamiaceae (Mint) SEINet
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Description Life zones and habitat: Foothills to subalpine. Moist areas, streambanks to open hillsides.
Plant: Upright perennial 1 to 5 feet tall; four-sided stems.
Leaves: Ovate leaves with toothed edges, smooth on top, light green on bottom, oppositely-attached.
Inflorescence: Small white to purplish flowers in a dense terminal (end of stem) spike, each with two pairs of stamens projecting beyond petals.
Reference: "Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains" by Carl Schreier.
Colorado Status
Native

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