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Field Woundwort, Stachys arvensis Family: Lamiaceae
Stachys arvensis     *     Field Woundwort


Flowering time: April-September. Annual.

Habitat: An arable weed found on acidic or sandy cultivated or waste ground. Less frequent in Scotland and Ireland. RDB-Near Threatened

Hairy, +/- branched plant with axillary whorls of pale pink-purple, 2-lipped flowers, the calyx nearly as long as or equal to the corolla. Blunt-toothed, oval leaves, the lower stalked, upper leaves un-stalked.


Field Woundwort, Stachys arvensis       Field Woundwort, Stachys arvensis


Field Woundwort, Stachys arvensis
Field Woundwort, Stachys arvensis
Holton Lee, Dorset. October 2012

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