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Galeopsis tetrahit
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Galeopsis (weasel-like, from some fancied resemblance). Labiatae. Hemp Nettle. Several weedy European plants, some of them naturalized in this country, rarely cult, in gardens. Annuals, of spreading habit, opposite Ivs. that are dentate or entire, and red. yellowish or variegated fls. in. whorls toward the top of the st.: calyx with 5 nearly equal teeth; corolla widened in the throat, bearing an entire arched upper lip and a palate with 2 teeth. G. ladanum, Linn., is canescent, with very narrow, nearly or quite entire lvs.: fls. rose- red or red, sometimes spotted yellow: 8-12 in.: there are forms with broader lvs. and also narrow lvs., and otherwise variable. G. versicolor, Curt., has hispid sts., ovate coarsely toothed lvs., and large yellowish fls. with purple spot on lower Up: by some considered to be a form of the next with larger yellow-and- purple fls. and an arched rather than flat upper lip. G. tetrahit, Linn., is bristly-hairy with st. swollen beneath the joints, erect: lvs. ovate, toothed: fls. purplish or white or particolored.

L. H. B. CH

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