Yellow Archangel

Marc Gamelain

Plant Bio

Common Name:Yellow archangel
Family:Lamiaceae
Genus:Lamium
Species:galeobdolon
Classification/Rank:Very Invasive
Method of Transportation:
Habitat/Range:• introduced European forest-edge species that is persistent once established. • noted in forested land on Haida Gwaii in 2008. • reported in 2009 that it was taking over fields in Smithers

Description

  • Trailing perennial (evergreen on the coast) groundcover, with square stems, heart-shaped, silver-grey varigated, slightly hariy leaves
  • The small, yellow tubular flowers grow in pairs on flowering stems 30 to 60 cm tall
  • Distinctive, unpleasant odour

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