Hedgenettle

August 19, 2015

Hedgenettle

August 19, 2015
Posted in: Nature | Reading Time: 1 minute

178-IMG_0589-1

 

Hedgenettle (Stachys)  - 178/365

 

Hedgenettle, Stachys, a member of the flowering mint family Lamiaceae. There are around 300-450 species of Stachys. This one could be Stachys ajugoides (bugle hedgenettle) or Stachys albens (white hedge nettle). Its stems vary from 50-300 cm tall, the leaves are softly hairy and the flowers are 1-2 cm long in varying shades of white to pink. Other common names include self-heal and woundwort as it was commonly used in herbal medicine for wound treatment.

Advertisements

Ain't Too Proud to Beg

Treat Jar

Like what you're reading? Buy the pups a bone!

Leave a Review on LinkedIn

No cash for the treat jar but you'd like to show the love? No problem! Connect with me on LinkedIn and endorse my creative writing skills. Thanks for the love!

Leave a Reply

One comment on “Hedgenettle”

Meet the Team Behind Wild Dingo

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram