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Galeopsis - Boenn.                
                 
Common Name Splitlip hempnettle
Family Lamiaceae or Labiatae
USDA hardiness Coming soon
Known Hazards The plant is poisonous, causing paralysis[74].
Habitats Arable land, occasionally in woods, fens and wet heaths[17].
Range Northern and central Europe, including Britain, to N. Asia.
Edibility Rating  
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun

Summary       

Physical Characteristics       
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Galeopsis is a ANNUAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in). It is in flower from Jul to September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Self.The plant is self-fertile.
Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms
G. tetrahit bifida.
Galeopsis Splitlip hempnettle


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Galeopsis Splitlip hempnettle
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:FornaxGaleopsis ladanum
   
Habitats
Edible Uses                                         
None known
Medicinal Uses
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None known
Other Uses
A drying oil is obtained from the seed. It is used as a polish for leather[74].
Cultivation details                                         
Grows in most soils, disliking heavy shade. This plant is sometimes grown in the wild garden[200]. Very closely allied to G. tetrahit and considered to be no more than a sub-species of it by some botanists[17]. It is probably of the same hybrid origin as G. tetrahit[17].
                                                                                 
Propagation                                         
Seed - sow spring in situ[200]. Germination usually takes place within a month.
Related Plants                                         
Latin NameCommon NameEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Galeopsis bifidaSplitlip hempnettle00
Galeopsis ladanumBroadleaf Hemp Nettle, Red hempnettle00
Galeopsis segetumDowny Hemp Nettle02
Galeopsis speciosaLarge Flowered Hemp Nettle, Edmonton hempnettle00
Galeopsis tetrahitCommon Hemp Nettle, Brittlestem hempnettle01
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Boenn.
                                                                                 
Botanical References                                         
17
                                                                                 
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