lanceolate, ovate, rhombic
May - November
0.4 - 3.0
Flowers white spotted with lavender.
Freshly harvested seeds germinate well. Harvest by removing the brown, ripe heads and placing in paper bags. The bags should be stored for 1-2 weeks in a cool, dry location to dry, then shaken vigorously. The heads are then removed and only the seeds remain. Store in a cool dry location. Plant in the fall or spring. Seeds average approximately 1,600,000 seeds/lb.
The Acadian French name for cluster bushmint is "herbe a bouton," referring to its button-like inflorescence. It grows in low pinelands, seepage areas, swamps, marshes, and prairies of Louisiana and southeast Texas.
Low woods, savannahs, low pinelands, seepage areas, swamps, marshes, and ditches.