Stachys ocymastrum (Woundwort)

Hairy woundwort


Stachys ocymastrum

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Stachys ocymastrum (L.) Briq. / Stachys hirta L. – (Hairy woundwort)

Perennial herb of the mint family -labiatae- up to 90 cm. Erect stems usually hairy. Upper leaves unstalked, base ones petoliated, toothed. Flowers grouped in verticils 4- 6. Corolla ⅓ longer than the calyx, which is very hairy, spine- toothed. Corolla till 1,5 cm, upper lip white, down yellow. In paths, dry uncultivated lands.

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Vicente Martínez Centelles
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