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Meehania  cordata (Nutt.) Britton   
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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Meehania  cordata (Nutt.) Britton 
SynonymsDracocephalum cordatum Nutt. (basionym)
 Cedronella cordata (Nutt.) Benth.
Territory Northeastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.KentuckyNorth CarolinaPennsylvaniaTennesseeVirginia
thickets and woods
Description rooting shoots to 60cm long, leaves 3-6cm long, opposite, broadly ovate, dentate, long petiolate, flowers 25-35mm long, in leafy spike
Size10-20cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring; cuttings in spring
BibliographySmall, J.K. (1933) Manual of the Southeastern Flora
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