- Flower namePycnanthemum pilosum
- Scientific namePycnanthemum pilosum
- AliasHairy mountain mint, mountain mint, Pycnanthemum pilosum
- Place of originNorth America
- Place of floweringFields and footpaths
- Flowering seasonJuly, August, September
What is Pycnanthemum pilosum
Pycnanthemum pilosum or hairy mountain mint (scientific name: Pycnanthemum pilosum) is a cold-tolerant perennial plant native to North America and belonging to the genus Salvia. It has a refreshing scent and mint attached to the flower name, but is a plant belonging to the same family. The stem and leaves are covered with short hair, so it looks silver-green. It is an insecticide flower and a nectar source plant. In addition to cut flowers and dried flowers, the use is said to have medicinal effects such as tonicity, analgesia, fever, indigestion, irregular menstruation when dried and dried as herbal tea.
Common name: Pycnanthemum pilosum, scientific name: Pycnanthemum pilosum,= P. verticillatum var. pilosum aka: Hairy mountain mint, place of origin: North America, plant height: 70-100 cm, flower color: small reddish purple spots on white background, flowering period: July-September, leaf color: silver green (because the green leaves are covered with short hair).