Scientific name - Stachys palustris L.
Synonyms - Stachys palustris var. Elliptical, Stachys palustris var. stalks, Stachys palustris var. segetum.
Popular names - Jales the swamp, stregona paludous, concrete delle paludal, woundwort Marsh, Marsh hedgenettle, EPIA des Marais, Sumpf-Ziest, espiga paludous.
Distribution and Habitat - originally from Europe, Scandinavia, the Mediterranean Sea basin, Iran, Mongolia, China, Japan and Siberia, grows in wet or marshy places, near water courses.
Description - herbaceous perennial, rhizome tuberizat, crawler. Stem erect, rarely branched, tetragon, dark pink-purple, with scrub edge stem, 30-120 cm tall. Caulinare upper leaves are Sesi, amplexicaule, narrow-lanceolata, evening and slightly wavy edge, frunzele basal stalks are short. Flowers hermaphrodite, meeting the armpit bracteelor, arranged in a kind ear blossom. Calyx consonant with glandular hairs, 5 sepa triangulation. Corola consonant, labiumul lower is longer than the upper, pink-purple with a big white stain on the middle and other dark purple, small. Seeds smooth, obovata, 1.6-2.0 x 1.3-1.5 mm, the uneven, dark brown to red brown, about 1000 seeds from 1.5-2.0 g Infloreste in June to September. 2n = 64.
Stachys palustris subsp. arenicola - flower spike by 6-10 vertical, each verticil contains 4.8 flowers white or pink with pink-purple spots. Peri on calyx are green or green-purple.
Stachys palustris subsp. palustris - calyx with glandular hairs and hairs neglandulari.
Stachys palustris subsp. roots - simple strain. Rhizome long, crawler, small tuber produces the top. Leaves Sesi, narrow-oblong-lanceolata, top acute, the subcordata,crenat-soirees, pubescent on both sides. Flowers arranged in vertical 6 flower spike dormeaza a terminal, calyx hairy, lobes subulati; Corola pale purple to purple, pubescent outside.
Tolerances - ͦ temperatures to 10 C.
Requirements - prefers moist soil and semi-shaded or full sun. Optimum temperature 22-25 C. ͦ
Propagation - by dividing the rhizomes.
Properties and Uses - astringent properties.
Stachys palustris can be used to control soil erosion.
Boiled leaves are edible, for pigs, other pets do not eat because the smell unpleasant.
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