Agastache Clayton ex Gronov.

Common Name: Giant Hyssop

Family: Lamiaceae

Published in: Fl. Virgin., ed. 2 88. 1762.

Other: Neotype: A. scrophulariifolia (Willd.) Kuntze. Greek 'agan' = very much and 'stachys' = ear of wheat, referring to the numerous flower spikes of the plants in this genus. Strong stems and nettle-like foliage with an aniseed smell. Flowers over a long period but short lived.

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