Plant is an upright to sprawling shrub with woody stems.
red habitat is stream banks, mar-
gin of ponds and lakes and low woods. Distribution is throughout
the Escambia region.
Leaves are oblong or egg-shaped; leaf stalk; shiny green
above; paler and hairy beneath; sunken midvein; leaf margins
have rounded teeth. Leaf base is nearly rounded or squared; tip
is tapered; rounded and slightly curved at less than a right
Flowers are typical mint, arising from the leaf axis usually
in a whorl of 3 - 4 blossoms that are subtended by a whorl of
small and nearly horizonal leaves; bracts are similar to leaves.
The calyx is symmetrical; three lobed. The corolla is pink to
light purple; lower lip is spotted with darker purple. Stamens
number four to six.