Trichostema dichotomum L.

Blue Curls

Names and Myths

Trichostema Grk  thrix hair and stema stamen

dichotomum regularly forking in pairs

Natural history / Folklore

Plant is sticky and covered with hairs, when crushed the leaves smell like balsam.73
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Late summer and Fall, blue flowers with long coiling violet or blue stamens. Flowers blue, varying to pink rarely white.