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Brittle-stem Hempnettle - Galeopsis tetrahit
Other Names:  Common Hempnettle

Non-native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA
C-value: 1


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General Description
Annual. Stems erect, 15–70 cm, hispid. Leaf blades ovate, serrate, strigose, hirsute, glandular, 3–10 cm long. Inflorescence of verticillasters at upper leaf nodes. Flowers: calyx 8–12 mm long, lobes ca. equal, the tube, spine-tipped; corolla purple, spotted, 15–23 mm long, bilabiate; upper lip hood-like; lower lip with a pair of vertical projections; stamens 4 (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced from Eurasia to much of n. U.S. and adjacent Canada (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 20

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Habitat
Disturbed soil of open, wet forest, woodlands, meadows, often along streams, trails; valleys (Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Management

References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Eggers, M.J.S. 2005. Riparian vegetation of the Montana Yellowstone and cattle grazing impacts thereon. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman, MT. 125 p.
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