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Collinsonia sp.

Common name horse balm; stoneroot
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers yellow (summer)
Size 5'
Light part shade

A gift from a botanist in Alabama, the plants we received may be Collinsonia canadensis, or a related southern species. Its natural habitat is moist rocky woods. The leaves emit a lemony scent when disturbed.

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