Lycopus europaeus L. (Gypsywort)




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Detail of flowers (Lycopus europaeus L.)

Lycopus europaeus L. – (Gypsywort)

Perennial plant of the Mint family -labiatae- up to 1 m. Erect stems, usually single or not numerous, hairy. Ovate leaves, deep-toothed, but in the tip. white flowers till 3 mm., in dense whorls, sorrounded by two conspicuous bracts. By the side of the streams or very humid places.

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
Written by Vicente Martínez Centelles Founder of the web and director. Teacher of natural sciences, expert in plants, natural remedies and botanical photography.

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