Agastache scrophulariifolia

ClassificationDicots
FamilyLamiaceae
Family (Traditional)Lamiaceae
GenusAgastache
Species:Agastache scrophulariifolia (Willd.) Kuntze
Common NamePurple Giant Hyssop
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: July; Reproductive Phenology: August; Reproductive Phenology: September; Reproductive Phenology: October; Leaf Arrangement: opposite; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Dorsifixed; Base Flower Color: Blue; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Nut; Fruit Type: Nutlet; Fruit Type: Schizocarp; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: No; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Ovules per Carpel: 1; Ovules per Carpel: 2; Ovules per Carpel: 3; Ovules per Carpel: 4; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Number: 5; Placentation Type: Axillary; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 4
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[S1S2] (State Rank); G4 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Agastache scrophulariifolia var. mollis Agastache scrophulariifolia var. mollis (Fernald) A. Heller
Lophanthus scrophulariifolius Lophanthus scrophulariifolius
Lophanthus scrophulariifolius var. mollis Lophanthus scrophulariifolius var. mollis Fernald

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Campbell (KY), Clark (KY), Carter (TN), DeKalb (TN), Polk (TN), Sullivan (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: BEREA, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, TENN, VDB

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31973000014548 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Agastache scrophulariifolia
31973000014550 Clark Kentucky
KNK
Agastache scrophulariifolia
TENN-V-0187765 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Agastache scrophulariifolia
HTTU021332 DeKalb Tennessee
HTTU
Agastache scrophulariifolia
BRIT126822 Carter Tennessee Paul Somers
VDB
Agastache scrophulariifolia
BRIT126801 Polk Tennessee P. Somers
VDB
Agastache scrophulariifolia
ETSU034857 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Agastache scrophulariifolia
ETSU018565 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Agastache scrophulariifolia
BEREA015565 Campbell Kentucky
BEREA
Agastache scrophulariifolia
31973000014551 Campbell Kentucky
KNK
Agastache scrophulariifolia
31973000014549 Clark Kentucky
KNK
Agastache scrophulariifolia
TENN-V-0187764 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Agastache scrophulariifolia
BRIT126804 Polk Tennessee P. Somers
VDB
Agastache scrophulariifolia
BRIT126821 Carter Tennessee Paul Somers
VDB
Agastache scrophulariifolia
BRIT126802 Polk Tennessee P. Somers
VDB
Agastache scrophulariifolia
ETSU027182 Tennessee Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker, Sollie Walker
ETSU
Agastache scrophulariifolia
N/A Tennessee Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Agastache scrophulariifolia
ETSU026796 Tennessee Frosty Levy, Elaine Walker
ETSU
Agastache scrophulariifolia
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Agastache scrophulariifolia - Tara Littlefield
Agastache scrophulariifolia - Tara Littlefield