Family, Figwort. Color, blue. Leaves, clasping the stem, egg-shape, opposite, entire, giving forth a pleasant fragrance when crushed. Calyx, 5-parted, the upper sepal heart-shape. Corolla, 2-lipped, the upper lip notched, the under 3-lobed. Stamens, 4. Style, 2-parted at the top. Summer.

Low and creeping, rather fleshy plants, with single small flowers in the leaf-axils. Growing around ponds in pine barrens in New Jersey to Louisiana.