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Teucrium botrys

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Teucrium botrys, the cutleaf germander<ref>Template:PLANTS</ref> or cut-leaved germander is a low to short downy annual, sometimes biennial, plant. It was noted by Carl Linnaeus in 1753 and is classified as part of the genus Teucrium in the family Labiatae (Lamiaceae). It has oval, but deeply cut leaves, which appear almost pinnate in form. Its flowers are two-lipped but with the upper lip diminutive. They are pink to purple and form from the stem at the base of the leaves, in whorls. It is in flower in the northern hemisphere from June to October. It prefers limy soils and bare stony ground. It is native to Western Europe, especially France and Germany.<ref name='Fitter'>Template:Cite book</ref> It has been introduced into north-eastern North America.

Teucrium botrys

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