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RED HEMP-NETTLE Galeopsis angustifolia (Lamiaceae) Height to 30cm. Branched and downy annual with stems that are not swollen at the nodes. Grows in arable fields, on disturbed ground and on shingle usually near the coast. FLOWERS are 15-25mm long and reddish pink with a hooded upper lip and a 2-lobed lower lip, the corolla tube being twice as long as the calyx; borne in terminal heads (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are nutlets. LEAVES are narrow and only slightly toothed. STATUS-Widespread but only locally common only and encountered mainly in SE England.
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