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Caucasian Crosswort

Phuopsis stylosa

Plant Data

Order:
Gentianales
Family:
Rubiaceae (Bedstraw)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Pink tubular flowers in globular pincushion-like clusters. 5 petal lobes.
Fruit:
A pair of nutlets, hairless.
Leaves:
Narrowly elliptical leaves in whorls of 6 to 9 along the upright square stems.
Maximum Size:
75cm tall.
Aroma:
Leaves and flowers are aromatic, smells of cannabis.
Other Names:
Creeping Crosswort, Large-styled Crosswort, Phuopsis, Skunk Plant.
Habitats:
Gardens, grassland, meadows, wasteland.