Northern Bugleweed - Lycopus uniflorus
Rhizomes slender. Stems with a tuberous base, erect, 10–50 cm. Herbage glabrous; stems sparsely puberulent. Leaves short-petiolate; blades lanceolate to narrowly ovate, serrate, 2–8 cm long. Flowers: calyx 1–2 mm long with 5 rounded lobes not exceeding the mature nutlets; corolla white to pink, 2–3 mm long (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX
AK to NL south to CA, WY, NE, AR and NC (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
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The following animal species have been reported as pollinators of this plant species or its genus where their geographic ranges overlap: Bombus impatiens
(Colla and Dumesh 2010).
- Literature Cited AboveLegend: View Online Publication
- Colla, S.R. and S. Dumesh. 2010. The bumble bees of southern Ontario: notes on natural history and distribution. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario 141: 39-68.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.