Often shows up in yards as volunteers. Perennial wildflower that blooms year-round, the light purple blossoms appear most profusely in spring. Bottom lip on flower is an excellent 'landing pad' for bees and butterflies.
Habitat: Sandy, open woods and thickets
Height: 2 feet
Habitat: Roadsides, sandy, disturbed areas
Hardiness: Zones 6-10
Bloom is a purple-blue two-lipped flower, clustered in whorls around a square stem. Whorls of 3-10 lavender-blue flowers surround the square stem in a spike-like cluster, which grows 1-2'. Leaves are a basal rosette, up to 8" long, deeply lobed into rounded segments.