Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton
Common Name: BEEFSTEAK PLANT
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad A-Forb

 A native of southeast Asia, sometimes cultivated as an herb for its oily seeds, edible leaves, or bronze foliage, and locally escaped as a weed in eastern North America. First collected in 1994 (A. A. Reznicek 9976, MICH) along a sidewalk in Ann Arbor (Washtenaw Co.). See also comments under Collinsonia.

Locations

Lenawee County
Washtenaw County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 12, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1578.