Herb latin name: Galeopsis bifida
Synonyms: Galeopsis tetrahit bifida
Description of the plant:
(3 1/4 foot)
Habitat of Galeopsis bifida:Arable land, occasionally in woods, fens and wet heaths.
Other uses of the herb:A drying oil is obtained from the seed. It is used as a polish for leather.
Propagation of Galeopsis bifida:Seed - sow spring in situ. Germination usually takes place within a month.
Cultivation of the herb:Arable land, occasionally in woods, fens and wet heaths.
Medicinal use of Galeopsis bifida:None known
Known hazards of Galeopsis bifida:The plant is poisonous, causing paralysis.
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.