Jul. 19, 2022

hyssopleaf hedge-nettle, Stachys hyssopifolia

What you see here is the narrow leaved variety of hyssopleaf hedgenettle. Var. hyssopifolia grows on the Atlantic coast and near Lake Michigan in Michigan and northwest Indiana. It's a good example of the tribe of plants that have that specific disjunct distribution. The species grows in CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, and VA. Allegan State Game Area, Allegan Co MI, 7/16/22.