Bohemia Ecological Preserve

Turpentine Weed is an elegant flower with a powerful smell. The flower tube is bent upward at a 90 degree angle and the anthers arch high above the petals. The leaves have sharp tips. The petioles of the lower leaves are not longer than 4mm. The growth habit varies from a single stem to a fairly large, low bush. Mint Family. [A close relative: Vinegar Weed (Trichostema lanceolatum) has been seen here too.]