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Dracocephalum moldavica

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Dracocephalum moldavica (Moldavian dragonhead)<ref name=grin/> is an annual herbaceous plant. The first formal botanical description of D. moldavica was by Linnaeus in Species Plantarum 2:595. 1753.<ref name=grin/>


Although there is no precise accounting of its native range, Dracocephalum moldavica is known to be native to the temperate climate of Asia; in China (Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Inner Mongolia, Shaanxi, Xinjiang and Shanxi provinces); Russia (Primorsky Krai; eastern and western Siberia); Tajikistan; and Turkmenistan.<ref name=grin/> It has become naturalized in many locales in Eurasia, and is also cultivated elsewhere as a garden ornamental.<ref name=grin/>

Dracocephalum moldavica is an introduced plant to diverse parts of the United States, and is now present in Connecticut, Nebraska, Vermont, and Wisconsin.<ref name=plants>Template:Cite web</ref>



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