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Noun1.Pycnanthemum - American mountain mintPycnanthemum - American mountain mint    
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
mountain mint - any of a number of perennial herbs of the genus Pycnanthemum; eastern North America and California
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There are roughly 20 species of Pycnanthemum incanum found in the United States and Canada and the Herb Society of America named it Notable Native in 2016.
Mountain mint (Pycnanthemum virginianum) tops my list of trouble-free, pollinator-friendly perennials.
Butterflies.--At the time of the bioblitz, few high quality nectar sources, such as milkweeds (Asclepias spp.), mountain-mint (Pycnanthemum spp.), wild bergamot (Monarda fistulosa), purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) and others, were noted to be in bloom, although some of these (especially milkweed) were common.
fasdculatum Dichanthelium Poa compressa * oligosanthes Dichanthelium Poa pratensis * villosissimum Dipsacus fullonum * Poten tilla norvegica Elaeagnus Pycnanthemum umbellata * virginianum Eleocharis sp.
Dominant forbs included Helianthus mollis (downy sunflower), Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (slender mountain mint), and Lespedeza capitata (roundheaded-bush clover), all with an I.V of 10 or greater.
Repellent properties of mountain mint plant, Pycnanthemum pycnanthemoides, against the american dog tick, Dermacentor variablis.
Of all the herbaceous plants he has tested, Ayers says native mountain mint (Pycnanthemum verticilatum) is probably the best in terms of enticing bees.
We have at least one globally endangered plant, Torrey's mountain mint (Pycnanthemum torrei), found in fewer than 20 other locations in North America.
Comandra umbellata, Pycnanthemum tenuifolium, Ruellia humilis, Euphorbia
+ Houstonia caerulea + Hypericum punctatum + Pycnanthemum sp.
choke cherry Pteridium bracken fern Pycnanthemum virginianum (L.) mountain-mint Durand & Jackson Quercus oak Ranunculus abortivus L.