Plant ID forum: What plant is this?

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scottman
Jul 30, 2013 1:02 PM CST
in ottawa michigan, I found it growing inside the lawn.

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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Jul 30, 2013 1:13 PM CST
It's Self-heal, a species of Prunella.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunella_(plant)

It looks like Prunella vulgaris, I have it too. It grows in grass but does very well in good soil amongst other plants. bees like it.

http://luirig.altervista.org/floranam/prunella.htm
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Name: Lin
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plantladylin
Jul 30, 2013 1:22 PM CST
Check out some of the photo's of Prunella vulgaris in the ATP database, scroll down the page for many photo's for comparison: Self-heal (Prunella vulgaris)
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scottman
Jul 30, 2013 5:28 PM CST
Thanks!
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
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plantladylin
Jul 30, 2013 5:28 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
Charter ATP Member Organic Gardener Garden Photography Bee Lover Dragonflies Cat Lover
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JRsbugs
Jul 31, 2013 3:48 AM CST
You're welcome. Smiling

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