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Galeopsis speciosa (Edmonton hempnettle)

Synonyms: Galeopsis cannabina; Galeopsis crenifrons; Galeopsis flavescens; Galeopsis hispida; Galeopsis leiotricha; Galeopsis prostrata; Galeopsis pubescens; Galeopsis speciosa f. alba; Galeopsis speciosa f. purpurea; Galeopsis speciosa subsp. sulphurea; Galeopsis subalpina; Galeopsis sulphurea; Galeopsis unicolor; Galeopsis versicolor; Galeopsis versicolor var. sulphurea; Tetrahit sulphureum

Wikipedia Abstract

Galeopsis speciosa (Large-flowered hemp-nettle or Edmonton hempnettle) is a species of annual herbaceous plants in the family Lamiaceae. It is native to northern + central Europe and Siberia, and has become a widespread introduced weed in Canada. The plant is poisonous and causes paralysis.
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Height [1]  39 inches (1 m)
Light Preference [2]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [2]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [2]  Rich
Soil Moisture [2]  Moist
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Hazards [1]  The plant is poisonous, causing paralysis;
Lifespan [1]  Annual
Pollinators [1]  Insects, Lepidoptera, Bats
Structure [3]  Herb
Usage [1]  A drying oil is obtained from the seed. It is used as a polish for leather;
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Basegi Zapovednik Ia 93739 Perm, Russia
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Berchtesgaden Alps National Park II 51433 Germany
Berwyn a Mynyddoedd de Clwyd/ Berwyn and South Clwyd Mountains 67265 Wales, United Kingdom
Bialowieza National Park II 11126 Poland
Carpathian Biosphere Reserve 144772 Ukraine  
Cwm Doethie – Mynydd Mallaen 10186 Wales, United Kingdom
Dornoch Firth and Morrich More 21499 Scotland, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Dunkeld–Blairgowrie Lochs 1058 Scotland, United Kingdom
Fenn`s, Whixall, Bettisfield, Wem and Cadney Mosses 2346 England/Wales, United Kingdom  
Firth of Tay & Eden Estuary 38085 Scotland, United Kingdom
Galichia Gora Zapovednik Ia 568 Lipetsk, Russia
Hill of Towanreef 4660 Scotland, United Kingdom
Humber Estuary 90582 England, United Kingdom
Isle of Rum National Nature Reserve   Scotland, United Kingdom
Laplandskiy Biosphere Reserve 757114 Russia  
Moffat Hills 7146 Scotland, United Kingdom
Moorfoot Hills 21001 Scotland, United Kingdom
Moray Firth 373987 Scotland, United Kingdom  
Morecambe Bay 151985 England, United Kingdom
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve 190748 Russia  
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom
Sayano-Shushenskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 964620 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom
Solway Firth 107829 England/Scotland, United Kingdom
The Broads 14554 England, United Kingdom  
Thorne Moor 4718 England, United Kingdom
Tsentral'no-Lesnoy Biosphere Reserve Ia 62630 Russia  
Tsentral'no-Sibirskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 2521510 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Tulach Hill and Glen Fender Meadows 3912 Scotland, United Kingdom
Waddensea Area Nature Reserve with Management Subsidy IV 600666 Netherlands  
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  
Zhuvintas Zapovednik 18223 Lithuania  


Cryptomyzus galeopsidis[4]
Liriomyza strigata[4]
Phytomyza horticola <Unverified Name>[4]


Parasitized by 
Neoerysiphe galeopsidis[5]


Bassegi Zapovednik;



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1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
2ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999)
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
5Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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