Burr Stickseed
Older Fruit/Burr
Wild Sage
Above, ~80mm wide
Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Mints (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, SA) and elsewhere
#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 © 2003-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 11-Oct-2003
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)