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"Germander, Wood Sage, Wild Basil" Teucrium comes from the latin name for this genus and canadense meaning "of Canada

Teucrium comes from the latin name for this genus and canadense meaning "of Canad

Sun Exposure               Prairie, Savanna
Soil Moisture Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
Bloom Time

Summer, Fall                       July, August, September

Bloom Color Pink
Max Height 3 feet
Wetland Code FACW
Germ Code  C(60)
Seeds Per Ounce   20,000


Found on moist soils and wet prairies, thickets, along streams, low areas in pastures, and low, disturbed open ground. Grows to 4 feet with light pink flowers blooming from July through August.

"Native Americans made a tea from the leaves to induce sweating and urination; used like Lycopus for lung ailments, woWerms and piles; used externally as a gargle and antiseptic dressing.

"Some species of Teucrium are fatally toxic; T. canadense has not been tested.

Edible Uses: Unknown

Medicinal Uses: "A tea made from the leaves is diaphoretic, diuretic and emmenagogue. The leaves are applied externally to cuts etc as an antiseptic dressing. The plant is a widespread adulterant to commercial supplies of skullcap, Scutellaria lateriflor. Medicinal Uses: Unknown Herbal Usse: Unknown

Herbal Uses: Unknown

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