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Betony

Betony (Stachys officinalis)

Consists of leafy rosettes and two to four pairs of stem leaves. The reddish purple flowers are 12-18 mm across. Found on drier slopes and banks within hay meadows on acid or alkaline soils.

Height: 75 cm

Altitude limit: 460m Birkdale, Teesdale