[Wildflowers with 5 Petals of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

The Mint Family in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington


Coast Hedge-nettle: Stachys mexicana

Coast Hedge-nettle: Stachys mexicana

Members of the Mint Family Found in the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington:

Creeping Charlie, Field Balm, Gill Over the Ground, Ground-ivy, Ground Ivy: Glechoma hederacea (Synonyms: Glechoma hederacea var. micrantha, Glechoma hederacea var. parviflora, Glecoma hederacea, Nepeta hederacea) -

Dead-nettles: The Genus Lamium -

Bugleweeds: The Genus Lycopus -

Horehound, White Horehound: Marrubium vulgare -

Common Balm, Garden Balm, Lemon Balm: Melissa officinalis -

Mints: The Genus Mentha -

Monardella, Mountain Monardella, Western Mountain Balm: Monardella odoratissima (Synonyms: Monardella discolor, Monardella glauca, Monardella odoratissima ssp. discolor, Monardella odoratissima ssp. euodoratissima, Monardella odoratissima ssp. glauca, Monardella odoratissima ssp. odoratissima, Monardella odoratissima ssp. pallida, Monardella odoratissima ssp. pinetorum, Monardella odoratissima var. discolor, Monardella odoratissima var. glauca, Monardella odoratissima var. neglecta, Monardella odoratissima var. odoratissima, Monardella odoratissima var. ovata) -

Catnip, Catmint: The Genus Nepeta -

Physostegia, Purple Dragonhead, Western False Dragonhead: Physostegia parviflora (Synonyms: Dracocephalum nuttallii, Physostegia nuttallii, Physostegia virginiana var. parviflora) -

Self-heals: The Genus Prunella -

Sages: The Genus Salvia -

Savory and Yerba Buena: The Genus Clinopodium (formerly The Genus Satureja) -

Skullcaps: The Genus Scutellaria -

Hedge-nettles: The Genus Stachys -

Canada Germander, Germander, Western Germander, Wood Sage: Teucrium canadense var. occidentale (Synonyms: Teucrium boreale, Teucrium canadense ssp. occidentale, Teucrium canadense ssp. viscidum, Teucrium canadense var. boreale, Teucrium occidentale, Teucrium occidentale var. boreale) - Collected from a naturlized state at Bingen, WA by Wilhelm Suksdorf (1902). It now grows in some of the vernally moist pools near The Dalles.

Oblong Bluecurls, Downy Blue Curls, Mountain Bluecurls, Mountain Blue Curls: Trichostema oblongum

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