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Common Selfheal | Prunella vulgaris ssp. lanceolata

Upright perennial flower that grows 1/2″-2′ tall with oppositely arranged lance to egg-shaped leaves. Its purple to pink flowers form a spike-like cluster atop the stem. Attracts pollinators.

Plant Details

HabitatsUpland Prairie and Savanna, Riparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Mixed Hardwood-Conifer Forest or Woodland, Wet Prairie
Mature Height4 – 20”
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil ToleranceMoist to dry
Special UsesAttracts insects, bees and butterflies; Ornamental; Deer resistant