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Galeopsis segetum (hempnettle)

Synonyms: Dalanum segetum; Galeopsis cannabina; Galeopsis conillii; Galeopsis dubia; Galeopsis elegans; Galeopsis grandiflora; Galeopsis media; Galeopsis ochroleuca; Galeopsis ochroleuca var. versicolor; Galeopsis segetum f. glabra; Galeopsis segetum var. aranensis; Galeopsis tetrahit subsp. grandiflora; Galeopsis tetrahit var. cannabina; Galeopsis villosa; Ladanella segetum; Ladanum dubium; Ladanum luteum; Ladanum ochroleucum; Tetrahit longiflorum

Wikipedia Abstract

Galeopsis segetum, commonly known as Downy Hemp-nettle, is a species of flowering plant in the sage family, Lamiaceae. It grows as a weed in arable ground throughout Europe. Although superficially resembling the Stinging nettle it is of a different family and does not sting.
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Height [1]  24 inches (0.6 m)
Light Preference [2]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [2]  Mostly Acid
Soil Fertility [2]  Mostly Infertile
Soil Moisture [2]  Mostly Dry
Flower Type [1]  Hermaphrodite
Hazards [1]  Although no specific mention has been seen for this species, many other members of this genus are said to be poisonous, causing paralysis;
Lifespan [1]  Annual
Pollinators [1]  Bees, Bats
Structure [3]  Herb
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Felsental der Nahe bei Nohfelden 222 Germany  
Haute-Sûre (Fauvillers; Léglise; Libramont-Chevigny; Neufchâteau; Vaux-sur-Sûre) 6919 Belgium  
Schwarzatal ab Goldisthal mit Zuflüssen 4702 Germany  
Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Comblain-au-Pont et Angleur (Chaudfontaine; Comblain-au-Pont; Esneux; Liè 1718 Belgium  
Waddensea Area Nature Reserve with Management Subsidy IV 600666 Netherlands  
Y Fenai a Bae Conwy/ Menai Strait and Conwy Bay 65440 Wales, United Kingdom  

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Svalbard Global Seed Vault


Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Comblain-au-Pont et Angleur (Chaudfontaine; Comblain-au-Pont; Esneux; Liège;



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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
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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