Burr Stickseed
Older Fruit/Burr
Ellura
Wild Sage
Whole, above (~80mm wide)
 
    
Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)Class: Plant (Plantae) - Other Small Plants
Order: Lamiales
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Species: Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)
This Photo:     Seedling
Other names: Hound's Bane, Marrube, Marvel, White Horehound or Woolly Horehound

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
#3 Enemy: Bush with green grey foliage, very hard to spot in saltbush. Hides well.
Seeds last around 10 years in the soil, so long term monitoring of an infected area is required to ensure it doesn't become re-established.

Copyright © 2003- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Oct-2003
This species is classed as I (Introduced - Foriegn)