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Prunella vulgaris

Other Names: Self-heal

Family
Flower
  • 1.5cm (0.5 inch) violet petals
  • petals arranged in a cylindrical pattern
  • Two lipped flowers, the top lip arching while the lower lip drops down a bit
  • Four stamens, spikes
Leaf
  • 2.5-7.5cm (1-3 inch) long
  • opposite
  • leaf shaped like a long oval coming to a point at the tip
  • smooth edged or toothed
Location
  • Fields and roadsides throughout America
Flowering Time
  • May-September
Other
  • N/A
Name Origin
  • Named for its medicinal properties of healing throat ailments
  • it is a non-native, common weed
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