Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Prunella vulgaris L. image
Photographer: Kenneth J. Sytsma           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kurt Stüber

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Marion Sheehan

Marion Sheehan

Christopher Noll

Robert Bierman

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Lamiaceae
Prunella vulgaris L.
heal-all, lawn prunella, self-heal
Prunella: from a German brunella for "quinsy," a malady that this plant was used to treat
vulgaris: Latin for "common"
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Status: Native
Plant: drooping to suberect perennial, 1"-20" tall forb; stems square
Flower: purple to blue with a white lip, 5-parted, 1/3"-3/4" long, hooded; flower drawing inflorescence a 1 1/4" conical, dense terminal spike; blooms June-Oct.
Fruit:1-seeded, smooth nutlet
Leaf:few, opposite, stalked, lance-shaped to oval, lower ones wider and with a more rounded base
Habitat: disturbed sites
(Glossary)

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