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Stachys macrantha

Stachys macrantha (K. Koch) Stearn

Betonica grandiflora Stephan ex Willd.

Stachys grandiflora (Stephan ex Willd.) Benth. nom. illeg.

Big Betony

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyLamiaceaeMint family
GenusStachysFrom the Greek stachus for “ear of grain” or “a spike,” in reference to the spike-like form of the flowers
SpeciesmacranthaLarge-flowered

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Stachys macrantha description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 15 Nov 2013.

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Stachys macrantha (Big Betony)

6/17/2012 · Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME
≈ 8 × 6" (20 × 14 cm)

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