Prunella laciniata (L.) L. APNI*
Description: Perennial herb with branches decumbent to 30 cm long, often with adventitious roots, densely hairy.
Leaves with lamina 1.4–7 cm long, 1–3 cm wide; lower leaves with lamina ovate and base truncate, upper leaves with lamina deeply pinnatifid or lobed, petiole 0–4 cm long.
Inflorescence 1–1.5 cm long. Calyx 8–11 mm long; lower lip with linear to ovate teeth. Corolla 15–17 mm long, yellowish white, rarely rose-pink or purplish.
Distribution and occurrence: Introduced uncommon herb; in NSW, growing from Colo R. to Bowral district, also Vic., Tas. and New Zealand. Native of Eur.
Scattered throughout cooler regions, usually in moist, shaded sites.
NSW subdivisions: *CC, *CT
Other Australian states: *Vic. *Tas.
Text by B. J. Conn
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)
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