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Cantinoa mutabilis

TROPICAL BUSHMINT

Synonym: Hyptis mutabilis

Not native to Florida

 

A frequent plant of moist disturbed sites throughout most of Florida. This native to tropical America is also found in the southeastern coastal states from Louisiana to South Carolina and Virginia.
Previously classified as Hyptis mutabilis, some experts now call it Cantinoa mutabilis.

 
Cantinoa mutabilis is a member of the Lamiaceae - Mint family.
 

Native Florida Plants

  Robert G. Haehle; Joan Brookwell
 Low Maintenance Landscaping and Gardening

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Native Florida Plants
Native landscapes are easier to maintain, use less water and thrive without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Native Florida Plants describes every type of regional flora—-from seaside foliage and wildflowers to grassy meadows, shrubs, vines, and aquatic gardens—-in 301 profiles and accompanying color photographs.


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