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Heal-All, Self-Heal

Prunella vulgaris L.

Lamiaceae (Mint Family)

▼▲ mature, flowering plants about 8-12 inches tall (lax stems)

▲ flower

▲dried inflorescence/fruit

Heal-All, Self-heal: 

         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

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