Collinsonia serotina Walt. - Stone Root
Family - Lamiaceae
Flowering - August - November.
Habitat - Dry to moist woods, hammocks, mixed woods, bluffs.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This species can be found mainly in the southern half of Alabama. The plant can be identified by its long inflorescences, white flowers, opposite leaves, and lemon scent. The leaves of this species are somewhat variable in shape but are always fairly thick.
Photographs taken in the Tuskegee National Forest, AL., 10-9-04.