Scientific Name: Prunella vulgaris
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Bloom Period: Summer to Fall
Life Span: Perennial
Height: Up to 10-50 cm tall
Habitat: Widespread at low to mid elevations in moist to wet meadows, streambanks, lakeshores, clearings cultivated areas and frequently in lawns.
Leaf Description: Opposite, elliptic with rounded bases, smooth edges, and obvious stalks.
Flower and Petal Description: Purplish blue in short, dense, squarish spike with leafy bracts throughout. Corolla tubular,
Stem Description: Solitary or clustered, erect to spreading or even reclining, leafy, square in cross-section.
Fruit Description: 4 smooth nutlets.
Medicinal Uses: Is used for healing external and internal bleeding.
This flower is non-native to the area.