Bloom Clock/Keys/Southeastern Pennsylvania/October/White Flowers/Herbaceous/Simple Leaves/Opposite Leaves

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This page is part of a dichotomous key for plants recorded as blooming in Southeastern Pennsylvania during the month of October.
These plants have the following traits:

  • White flowers
  • are herbaceous
  • simple leaves
  • opposite leaves

Lobularia maritima

Inflorescences

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Profile for Lobularia maritima (Sweet Alyssum)
Identifying Characteristics
Recent Logs[edit | edit source]

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Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall, Late Fall


Salvia nemorosa

Inflorescence

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Profile for Salvia nemorosa (Purple Sage)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Clumping perennial
Flowers:Spikes of tubular flowers
Foliage:Simple, opposite, roughly haired
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall


Saponaria officinalis

A white-flowered variety

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Profile for Saponaria officinalis (Soapwort)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Scent:Flowers are sweetly scented
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall


Mentha suaveolens

Inflorescence and leaves

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Profile for Mentha suaveolens (Apple Mint)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Spikes of tubular flowers.
Foliage:Opposite, hairy.
Stem:Square in cross-section, hairy.
Scent:Like mint and apples
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Pentas lanceolata

Flowers of a white variety

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Profile for Pentas lanceolata (Pentas)
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This page contains recent bloom logs for the plant Pentas lanceolata (Pentas).

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Zinnia violacea

Head

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Profile for Zinnia violacea (Zinnia)
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Agastache foeniculum

Inflorescences

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Profile for Agastache foeniculum (Wild Hyssop)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Small tubular flowers on an upright spike
Foliage:simple, opposite
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Pycnanthemum tenuifolium

Flowers and foliage

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Profile for Pycnanthemum tenuifolium (Small-leaved Mountain Mint)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Bushy herbaceous plant
Flowers:Head-like inflorescences of white, tubular flowers
Foliage:Narrow, stiff
Scent:Mint scent from leaves when crushed
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Mid Fall


Pycnanthemum incanum

Early flowers, buds and bracts

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Profile for Pycnanthemum incanum (Mountain Mint)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright, spreading herbaceous plant.
Flowers:Head-like clusters of small, tubular, white flowers. The heads are held above powdery bracts.
Foliage:Opposite, roughly textured
Scent:Very strong mint scent from crushed parts.
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall


Galinsoga parviflora

Heads and foliage

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Profile for Galinsoga parviflora (Gallant Soldier)
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Eupatorium rugosum

Heads

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Profile for Eupatorium rugosum (White Snakeroot)
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Euphorbia maculata

flowers and foliage

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Profile for Euphorbia maculata (Creeping Spurge)
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Lobelia siphilitica

Inflorescences

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Profile for Lobelia siphilitica (Blue Lobelia)
Identifying Characteristics
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Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall



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Last updated 13:50, 1 January 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 13 plants.