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R. W. Smith
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.
Purple leaved plants are commonly grown, and the Lenawee Co. collection is this color.