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Selfheal (Prunella vulgaris)


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This plant was once thought to cure inflammation, wounds or sore throats - hence its name. It is a native plant of short grassland. It has closely packed heads of bright purple flowers and creeping stems. It flowers June - October. Pictured near Stevington, Bedfordshire 24th June 2005.

26th Jun 2006 by Diane Earl

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