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Gipsywort, Lycopus europaeus Family: Lamiaceae
Lycopus europaeus     *     Gipsywort

Flowering time: July-September. Perennial.

Habitat: Can be common in wet or damp ground; stream and river banks, fens, marshes, wet woodland and damp roadsides.

Small whitish-pink flowers growing in whorls at the base of the upper leaves. The bell-shaped calyx is hairy and spine-toothed. The deeply pinnate-lobed leaves with pointed tips are usually stalked and slightly hairy.



Gipsywort, Lycopus europaeus


Gipsywort, Lycopus europaeus

Gipsywort, Lycopus europaeus
Studland, Dorset. September 2012

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