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Galeopsis speciosa (Edmonton hempnettle)


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.
View Wikipedia Record: Galeopsis speciosa


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;
Height [1]  39 inches (1 m)
Light Preference [2]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [2]  Neutral
Soil Fertility [2]  Rich
Soil Moisture [2]  Moist
View Plants For A Future Record : Galeopsis speciosa

Protected Areas


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


Parasitized by 
Neoerysiphe galeopsidis[5]


External References

USDA Plant Profile



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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.
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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