Species Detail

Hedeoma pulegioides L. Purs.
False Pennyroyal


Scientific Name:  
Hedeoma pulegioides L. Purs.
Common Name:  
False Pennyroyal
Myaamia Name:  
Uses:  
Medicinal
Harvest Seasons:  
Summer, Spring
Habitats:  
Beech-Maple Forest, Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Herb

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Hedeoma pulegioides L. Purs.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Use - Medicinal  tea used as a blood thinner or conditioner; similar to sassafras
Botanical Sources  
Hedeoma pulegioides L. Purs.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Occurs in upland woods
Related Sources  
Hedeoma pulegioides L. Purs.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   Human charred remains of Hedeoma pulegioides recovered from historic Miami Village at the forks of the Wabash (Ft Wayne), 1795-1812 (Ehler Site).