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

News

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posted: November 7, 2018
2017 Annual Report from NWIPC is now online

NWIPC's Annual Report for 2017 was released at our AGM in Smithers in October 2018. Check it out here.

posted: November 3, 2018
WeedsBMP App for Forage and Livestock Producers Now Available

Land owners and managers have long recognized the need to control invasive plants to limit their impacts. In May 2018, a new smartphone app...