Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1155

Forb
Perennial

Non-native: Eurasia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Rare

Look for it in disturbed areas, pastures, roadsides, bottomland forests, other forests & woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun partial shade ...Variable

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite & often basal

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Violet
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
2-lipped corolla, upper hood-like, lower three-lobed
4 stamens, arched under the corolla's upper lip
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer/Fall
Schizocarp of mericarps

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Prunella vulgaris var. vulgaris   FAMILY Lamiaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Prunella vulgaris ssp. vulgaris   FAMILY Lamiaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 164-12-001?:
Prunella vulgaris   FAMILY Lamiaceae

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Prunella vulgaris var. vulgaris

GREATER THAN Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Prunella vulgaris var. hispida

 

COMMON NAME:
Eurasian Self-heal, Eurasian Heal-all