Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Hedeoma oblongifolia (Gray) Heller
(Thyme Leaf False Pennyroyal)
Hedeoma piperita Bentham var. oblongifolia Gray
Hedeoma thymoides Gray var. oblongifolia Gray
Hedeoma oblongifolia has a diminutive but beautiful small flower. It is pink with purple stripes. The plant is branched mainly from the base. Stems and leaves are pubescent. Some of the leaves are inconspicuously toothed, the upper ones usually entire and lanceolate. Hedeoma oblongifolia is found in middle elevation forest.
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Hedeoma oblongifolia, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Blackhawk Canyon, June 17, 2007
Hedeoma oblongifolia, growth habit, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Leith Young & Richard Felger, Mogollon Mtns., Powerhouse Trailhead, Aug. 1, 2009
Hedeoma oblongifolia, field macro of flower, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Leith Young & Richard Felger, Mogollon Mtns., Powerhouse Trailhead, Aug. 1, 2009
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