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Scientific Name: Marrubium vulgare L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Horehound (Marrubium  vulgare)
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 110. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 3-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Central and western Asia, southern Europe, and northern Africa , in dry sandy or stony soil

Growth Habits: Bushy herbaceous perennial, woolly appearance 1 to 3 feet high (30-90 cm); wrinkled leaves, 1 to 2 inches long (2.5-5 cm)

Watering Needs: Little to no water

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings, or division

The leaves and tops are collected, and used for liquors, cough drops and candies.

Blooming Habits:
White mint-like flowers, continually blooming.

Fruiting Habits:

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