Leonurus cardiaca

Common Names: Motherwort, throw-wort, lion's ear, lion's tail
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Mint family

A square stem and opposite leaves. The leaves have serrated margins and are palmately lobed with long petioles; basal leaves are wedge shaped with three points and while the upper leaves are more latticed. Flowers appear in leaf axils on the upper part of the plant. The flowers are small, pink to lilac in colour often with furry lower lips. The plant grows to about 60 to 100 cm in height.

It can be found along roadsides and in vacant fields and other disturbed areas.. Blooms from June to August.

Primary Flower Color: Pink
Secondary Flower Color: Pink
Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.