Irish wildflowers





Wood Sage
Teucrium scorodonia
Iúr sléibhe
Family: Lamiaceae

Flowering time: July-September. Perennial. Native.

Long racemes of greenish-yellow flowers in opposite pairs. Coralla tube 2 x length calyx. Seeds are smooth nutlets. Stalked leaves are pointed-oval, wrinkled, blunt toothed, downy. Erect stems. Height: 25-60 cm

Dry banks, woodland, roadsides, heaths. Frequent in mountain areas.
Less common in central Ireland.

     
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