Taxon  Report   6882 
Prunella vulgaris  L.
Common selfheal,  Self heal, Selfheal
Prunella vulgaris
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
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Prunella vulgaris
© 2015 Debra L. Cook
Prunella vulgaris
© 2007 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Prunella vulgaris, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Prunella vulgaris
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Prunella vulgaris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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