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Seed Study - Leonurus cardiaca

Leonurus cardiaca - Motherwort

Leonurus cardiaca - Motherwort

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Species: Leonurus cardiaca
Common name:
motherwort

Seedling Identification: First true leaves are ovate with later leaves being very lobed (almost maple shaped). The leaves all have extremely irregular venation, and barb-like hairs on the upper and lower surfaces. The hairs tend to be more concentrated on the prominent mid veins on the backs of leaves.

 

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