Prunella vulgaris L.
Lamiaceae (Mint Family)
▼▲ mature, flowering plants about 8-12 inches tall (lax stems)
· creeping perennial weed with rhizomes growing about 6-24 inches tall in moist, partly shaded sites (lawns, streambanks, roadsides, pastures)
· ca n tolerate mowing and grazing, forming large, short-stemmed (mat-like) colonies with short internodes between more oval-shaped leaves
· when grown uncut/ungrazed, has opposite, lanceolate leaves
· a medicinal plant brought to U.S. by European settlers