marsh woundwort

noun

: a hairy perennial woundwort (Stachys palustris) that has a creeping rootstock, usually rosy purple flowers, and a distinctly rank odor and is widely distributed in the northern hemisphere especially in wet or waste places

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“Marsh woundwort.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marsh%20woundwort. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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