Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Ballota nigra L. - Black Horehound - Lamiaceae
Ballota nigra
© Graham Day
Ballota nigra
© Graham Day
Ballota nigra
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

A rare weed of roadsides and waste ground with very few post-war records from Northern Ireland. It is a strong-smelling untidy plant with pinkish-purple flowers.

All names: Ballota nigra L.