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Bifid Hemp-nettle
Galeopsis bifida (Galeopsis tetrahit var. bifida)

Bifid hemp-nettle can be distinguished from hemp-nettle by the notch in its lower petal. In addition, bifid hemp-nettle usually has pink flowers, while North American populations of hemp-nettle usually have white flowers.

• Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
• Habitat: roadsides, waste places
• Height: 1 to 2-1/2 feet
• Flower size: 1/4 inch across
• Flower color: pale pink with magenta markings
• Flowering time: June to September
• Origin: Europe

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Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.