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Motherwort

MOTHERWORT
Leonurus cardiaca Mint Family  Labiatea
June-August Infrequent Alien
Description: From 2 to 4 feet tall. When plant first emerges it is in rosette form with coarsely toothed leaves, later the leaves on the stem are often held horizontally are wedge shaped at the base and have three long points and several lesser teeth. Flowers are found at the leaf axis being pink in clusters and the upper lip furry. Used as a tea in the Pioneer days by women to relieve pains do to the menus.

Location: Sandy soil, slopes, well drained, old homesteads
 
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