Authentic Wisconsin.  Downy Pagoda-plant - Blephilia ciliata


Pagoda Plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.


Above: Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin (6/25/20).


Downy Pagoda-plant - Blephilia ciliata

Downy Pagoda-plant is a native plant that grows 5"-36" tall and grows in dry to moist areas like woods and prairies.

Downy Pagoda-plant has blue to pink flowers with purple spots. The flowers are 5-parted and tube-shaped. They are arranged in dense head-like whorls that are distinctly separated along the stem (stacked like a pagoda).

Downy Pagoda-plant blooms late June - September.

Other names: Downy wood mint, Ohio horsemint.

For more information on the Downy Pagoda Plant (Blephilia ciliata), visit Wikipedia.

Or, visit the UW-Madison Wisconsin State Herbarium website page about Downy Pagoda Plant.


Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on June 12, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on June 12, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on June 12, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on June 27, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on June 27, 2020.
Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on August 23 2019.
Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on August 23 2019.
Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on August 23 2019.


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Downy Pagoda-plant
Blephilia ciliata


Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on June 12, 2020.


Above: Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin (6/12/20).


Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin on August 23 2019.


Above: Downy Pagoda-plant near UW-Arboretum native garden in Madison, Wisconsin (7/27/20).


Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.

Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.

Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin on June 25, 2020.


Above: Downy Pagoda-plant in woods just behind Council Ring in the UW-Arboretum Oak Savanna in Madison, Wisconsin (6/25/20).


Downy Pagoda Plant specimen collected in the U.W. Arbortetum in Dane County on July 17, 1956.


Above: Downy Pagoda-plant specimen collected in the U.W. Arbortetum in Dane County on July 17, 1956.



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