Lycopus L.

1 species endemic Aust.; Qld, NSW, Vic., Tas., S.A.

Lycopus australis R.Br.

Erect herb up to 1 m high, glabrous or nearly so. Leaves lanceolate to elliptic, up to 15 cm long, serrate, acute to acuminate, tapering towards the base. Calyx with 5 lanceolate equal teeth. Corolla white, only slightly longer than the calyx or less; the lobes shorter than the tube. Stamens 2; staminodes 2. Coast and Cumberland Plain. Wet places. Fl. summer–autumn. Gipsywort