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Lamiastrum galeobdolon




Common Name(s):   Yellow Archangel
Scientific Name:   Lamiastrum galeobdolon

The flowers of Yellow Archangel come into bloom just as the Bluebells are fading, replacing the blue carpet of a spring woodland with a golden-yellow one. A plant of ancient woodlands and hedgerows, Yellow Archangel may well have got its common name from its virtue of not stinging, despite being part of the 'dead'-nettle family. Looking a bit like a Stinging Nettle, Yellow Archangel is a hairy perennial with heart-shaped or oval, toothed leaves and whorls of yellow flowers that appear up the stem in May and June.











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