Trichostema setaceum Houtt. - Blue Curls
Family - Lamiaceae
Stems - No info yet.
Leaves - No info yet.
Inflorescence - No info yet.
Flowering - September - October.
Habitat - Sandy slopes.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This striking species can be found in only one southeast Missouri county. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its big, blue flowers and thin, opposite leaves. T. setaceum is more common in states to the southeast.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 10, Auburn, AL., 9-29-04.