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Lycopus ×sherardii E.S. Steele. Phen: Jul-Nov. Hab: Swamps, bogs, roadsides. Dist: Scattered in the eastern US where the ranges of the two parents overlap, apparently resulting in large hybrid swarms in some areas (see Henderson 1962)

ID notes: Recognizable by being intermediate between its two parents (L. uniflorus × virginicus).

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Additional study needed, presumably intermediate between parents.

Synonymy: = C, GrPl, K3, K4, Mi; = Lycopus ×sherardi – Henderson (1962), orthographic variant; = Lycopus uniflorus × virginicus – NY; = n/a – Il, Pa, RAB, Tat

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

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