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NC Native Plant Society:
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Collinsonia tuberosa

Stoneroot, Late Stoneroot, Tuberous Horsebalm

Scientific Name:

Collinsonia tuberosa

Genus:

Collinsonia

Species Epithet:

tuberosa

Common Name:

Stoneroot, Late Stoneroot, Tuberous Horsebalm

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Purple

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

July, August, September

Growing Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Rich forests, over calcareous or mafic substrates. Rare in NC piedmont and southeastern mountains.

Leaf Arrangement:

Opposite

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*Key)

Global Rank:

G3 - Vulnerable, G4 - Apparently Secure (*Key)

State Status:

SC-V: Special Concern: Vulnerable (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/plant_list.php

https://nc.audubon.org/700

https://plants.ces.ncsu.edu/plants/collinsonia-tuberosa/

http://www.namethatplant.net/plantdetail.shtml?plant=2109



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