[The Mint Family on Mt. Adams]

Rough Bugleweed

Lycopus asper

The photo above shows a close-up of the upper stem with paired opposite leaves and several sets of axillary flower clusters. Photographed along an irrigation canal found along the Willard Springs Trail at Conboy Lake National Wildlife Reguge.........................July 28, 2006.

The photo above shows a close-up view of one of the compacted, axillary inflorescences of rough bugleweed. Note the slightly flaring, white corolla tube with short lobes which do not flare outwards greatly and purplish anthers which barely extend past the upper corolla lobes.........................July 28, 2006.

The photo above shows a dentate stem leaf of rough bugleweed.........................July 28, 2006.

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The photo above shows close-ups of the axillary flowers of rough bugleweed as seen at Willard Springs in Conboy Lake NWR..................July 31, 2008. Click on each photo to see an enlarged version of each.

Rough bugleweed (or is this northern bugleweed: Lycopus uniflorus ?) as seen in Swampy Meadows mixed with Comarum palustre, Gifford Pinchot National Forest...............August 30, 2012.

Paul Slichter