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Connecticut Plants
Bifid Hemp-nettle
Galeopsis bifida Boenn.

Bifid hemp-nettle can be distinguished from hemp-nettle by the notch in its lower petal. In addition, bifid hemp-nettle usually has pink flowers, while North American populations of hemp-nettle usually have white flowers.

  • Synonyms: Galeopsis tetrahit L. var. bifida (Boenn.) Lej. & Court.
  • Family: mint (Lamiaceae)
  • Habitat: roadsides, waste places
  • Height: 1 to 2-1/2 feet
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch across
  • Flower color: pale pink with magenta markings
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: Europe
Galeopsis bifida Boenn.