0.3 - 0.9
Roots without tuberous thickenings which are characteristic of Lycopus genus. Stems sharpely ridged on each angle, L. rubellus and L. virginicus have rounded angles. All Lycopus spp. are wetland plants with small white flowers, and their foliage lacks the strong fragrance of the various Mints.
Most members of the genus Lycopus benefit from cold/moist stratification (Steffen 1997).
American bugleweed grows in low ground and wet soils around lakes and streams of Louisiana.
Marshes, frequently in brackish places, wet soils, about lakes, streams, sloughs.