Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Teucrium scorodonia L. - Wood Sage - Lamiaceae
Teucrium scorodonia
© Graham Day
Teucrium scorodonia
© Paul Hackney
Teucrium scorodonia
© Graham Day
Teucrium scorodonia
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

A common native herbaceous perennial plant of acid heaths and woodland, with sage-like leaves (but lacking any scent) and one-sided spikes of small pale greenish-white flowers. Teucrium species all lack an upper lip to the flower, which otherwise has a structure typical of the family Labiatae (Lamiaceae).

All names: Teucrium scorodonia L.