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Common Name: Broadleaf Hemp Nettle
Galeopsis ladanum is an annual plant that can grow up to 0.60 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
The plant is poisonous, causing paralysis[
Europe. Introduced in Britain.
A rare introduction on cultivated land in Britain[
Grows in most soils, disliking heavy shade.
This plant is sometimes grown in the wild garden[
A drying oil is obtained from the seed. It is used as a polish for leather[
Seed - sow spring in situ[
]. Germination usually takes place within a month.