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|Family: Lamiaceae (Labiatae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Marrubium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Marrubium vulgare L.
Stem: ascending to erect, 1--6 dm. Leaf: petiole < blade; blade 1.5--5.5 cm, wide-ovate to +- round, base rounded to +- lobed, margin crenate. Flower: calyx 4--6 mm, lobes short-soft-hairy; corolla > calyx, lips +- equal. Chromosomes: 2n=34,36.
Ecology: Disturbed sites, generally overgrazed pastures; Elevation: < 600 m. Bioregional Distribution: CA (exc W&I); Distribution Outside California: widespread worldwide. Flowering Time: Mar--Nov Note: Formerly cultivated for tea, flavoring.
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Marrubium
Next taxon: Melissa
Citation for this treatment: John M. Miller & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Marrubium vulgare, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32810, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.