: a genus of North American herbs or undershrubs (family Labiatae) having axillary whorls of small blue flowers with four exserted stamens and a deeply lobed ovary see black sage, blue curls

Word History


New Latin, from trich- + Greek stēma stamen, from stēmōn thread

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“Trichostema.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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