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Trichostema dichotomum

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Trichostema dichotomum, with the common name forked bluecurls, is a plant in the mint family (Lamiaceae), that is native to eastern North America.<ref>Template:PLANTS</ref>

The plant is found in the Midwestern and Eastern United States, Eastern Canada, and the Bahamas.<ref>USDA: Trichostema dichotomum distribution map</ref><ref>Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families</ref><ref>Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution map</ref><ref>Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida i–x, 1–806. University Press of Florida, Gainesville</ref><ref>Gleason, H. A. & A.J. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of the Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada (ed. 2) i–910. New York Botanical Garden, Bronx</ref>

Description

Trichostema dichotomum is an annual herbaceous forb with opposite, simple leaves, and square, erect, hairy stems.

The flowers are blue, borne in late summer.<ref>Voss, E. G. 1996. Michigan Flora, Part III: Dicots (Pyrolaceae-Compositae). Cranbrook Inst. of Science, Ann Arbor.</ref>

References

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Trichostema dichotomum, in the Florida panhandle region.

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