Category Archives: Lamiaceae

Dr M and his students go on a New Year Plant Hunt!

Dr M’s New Year Plant Hunt (borrowed from the idea by BSBI) took place on Tuesday 14th January 2014. Three groups of MSc Plant Diversity and MSc SISS students walked the University of Reading Whiteknights campus for 1 hour each in the chilly sunshine … Continue reading

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Forget the doctor, medicinal plants on campus!

Hedge Woundwort (Stachys sylvatica)         Dead-Nettle Family (Lamiaceae) Lamiaceae is a distinctive family containing dead nettles, woundworts and mints. Along with key diagnostic features it is a family which often possess a distinctive smell. Hedge Woundwort is no exception. Hedge Woundwort … Continue reading

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