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American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring  in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.


Above: American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin (7/01/21).


American Germander - Teucrium canadense

American Germander ia a native plant that grows in moist to wet woods and prairies. American Germander can grow 12"-40" tall.

The flowers are irregular, about 3/4" long and are pink to lavender in color (occasionally white). The lower lip is broad with purple spots near the base, the upper lip is shorter and divided into 2 sharply pointed lobes.

Blooms July-August.

Other names: Canadian germander, Wood sage.

For more information on the American Germander, visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin Herbarium online virtual flora website page on American Germander.


American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 1, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 1, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 1, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 1, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 1, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 1, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 2, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 2, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 2, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.
American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.

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American Germander
Teucrium canadense


American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 1, 2021.


Above: American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin (7/01/21).


American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 2, 2021.

American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 12, 2021.

American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 2, 2021.

American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 2, 2021.


Above: American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin (7/02/21).


American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin on July 4, 2021.


Above: American Germander in Oak Savanna by Council Ring in Madison, Wisconsin 7/04/21).


American Germander (Teucrium canadense) illustration circa 1913.


Above: American Germander (Teucrium canadense) botanical drawing circa 1913.


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