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*Leonotis nepetifolia (Linnaeus) W.T. Aiton var. nepetifolia . Lion's-ears, Lightning-rod-plant. Phen: Late Aug-Oct. Hab: Pastures, field edges, roadsides, other disturbed areas. Dist: Native of s. Africa.

Origin/Endemic status: Subsaharan Africa

Synonymy: = Iwarsson & Harvey (2003); < Leonotis nepetaefolia – RAB, S, Tx, orthographic variant; < Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) W.T.Aiton – Ar, Bah, Fl6, K1, K3, K4, Meso4.2, NcTx, WH3

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU (name change)
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU (name change)
  • Great Plains: FACU (name change)

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