- Flower nameBetonica officinalis
- Scientific nameBetonica officinalis
- Alias郭公草石蚕, Stachys officinalis, カッコウソウ, スタキス オフィシナリス, ベトニカ・オフィシナリス
- Place of originEurope
- Place of flowering
- Flowering seasonMay, June, July, August, September
What is Betonica officinalis
Betonica officinalis, common hedgenettle, betony, purple betony, wood betony, bishopwort (Scientific name: Betonica officinalis) is a perennial grassland herbaceous plant of the genusBetonica in the family Lamiaceae, native to Europe. Its upright stems are square and densely covered with silvery-white hairs and leaves. It has a bearded root.
General name: Betonica officinalis, Scientific name: Betonica officinalis, syn：Stachys officinalis, aka: common hedgenettle, betony, purple betony, wood betony, bishopwort , Grass height: 50-60 cm, Leaf length: 8-12 cm, Leaf shape: oval to oblong, Leaf margin: serrated, Inflorescence: opposite, Flowering season: May-September, Flower diameter: 0.7-1 cm, Flower color: pink, Crown shape: lip-shaped, Fruit: quadrangular, Fruit: quadrangular Uses: rock garden, astringent and sedative, herbal.