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Selfheal

Selfheal (Prunella vulgaris)

A very common perennial widespread in Cumbria. The hairy, square stems bear oval leaves. The purple flowers form a short spike. As it's name implies it was traditionally used for the healing of cuts and bruises.

Height: 30 cm

Altitude Limit: 845m Great Dun Fell