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LAMIACEAE

RED HEMP-NETTLE Galeopsis angustifolia

Red Hemp-nettle is an annual archaeophyte which grows 10-20 cm in height and flower during the period from July and October. It has suffered major losses throughout its UK range and in Wales may now only survive at three sites.

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ProvenanceVC41 Glamorgan (Swansea)
Pwll Du, Gower
Pwll Du, Gower
Pwll Du, Gower
Pwll Du, Gower
AssociationsThe 'Biological Records Centre’s' website lists the following numbers of foodplant associates for Red Hemp-nettle: beetles (3). However, the genus Galeopsis as a whole, lists the following: beetles (10), flies (1), true bugs (6) and moths (2).
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