Stachys palustris subsp. pilosa (Nutt.) Epling
FamilyLabitae — APG family: Lamiaceae
SynonymsStachys palustris var. nipigonensis Jennings., Stachys palustris var. pilosa Nutt.
DescriptionStems mostly simple, hollow, from long, creeping rhizome, producing small tubers at apex; leaves sessile or nearly so, oblong-lanceolate, acute, or the lower blunt, subcordate at base, crenate-serrate, pubescent on both sides; whorls about 6-flow- ered, forming terminal spike, interrupted below; calyx hirsute with subulate teeth; corolla dull purple to violet, pubescent outside.
EcologyFields, clearings, hot springs. S. palustris described from Europe, subsp. pilosa from the Rocky Mountains.
Circumpolar map gives range of S. palustris in a broad sense.
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.