Dracocephalum moldavica L. APNI*
Description: Annual herb to 60 cm high; branches erect, very shortly hairy and often appearing glabrous; hairs simple, retrorse.
Lower leaves with lamina oblong to narrow-ovate, 1.5–7 cm long, 0.7–2 cm wide; apex obtuse; base cuneate; margins toothed to crenate; moderately covered with short, simple antrorse hairs and sessile glands; shortly petiolate.
Inflorescence with 6–10 flowers in the axil of each upper leaf; internodes ± distinct, shorter towards apex; bracts leaf-like with teeth spinose. Calyx moderately covered with simple retrorse hairs and sessile glands; lobes apiculate. Corolla 20–25 mm long, white to violet.
Flowering: spring to early summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Doubtfully naturalized in Barraba district. Native of Eur.
NSW subdivisions: *NWS
Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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