Ballota nigra

Species:Ballota nigra L.
Common Name:Black Horehound
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Not Persisting, Not Native
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

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FamilyLAMIACEAE - Mint family
Genus Ballota
Species Ballota nigra L. - Black Horehound


Citation Ballota nigra Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 582. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: Without data, (lectotype: LINN 737.1). Lectotypified by Davis, in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 21: 62. 1952.

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No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Mobile

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: UNA

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1888 - 1888

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
UNA00048566 Mobile 22 Jun 1888 Mohr, Charles
Ballota nigra L. subsp. foetida Hayek
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