Missouri Wildflower Guide


Summer, gowned in catnip-gray,
Goes her weedy wildwood way,
Where with rosehip-buttoned coat,
Cardinal flower-plume afloat,
With the squirrel-folk at play

 

From "The Dance of Summer" by Madison Cawein

 

 

 

 

 

Catnip

(This page is incomplete.)

 

  • Bloom Time

    Jun-Sep

     

  • Habit

    Herbaceous

     

  • Height

    1-3 feet

     

  • Longevity

    Perennial

     

  • Stem Surface

    Downy

     

  • Leaf Size

    To 2.5 inches long

     

  • Leaf Shape

    Triangle

     

  • Leaf Arrangement

    Opposite

     

  • Leaf Surface

    Downy

     

  • Leaf Edges

    Coarsely toothed (dentate)