spiny plant - Massachusetts

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  1. Susan G

    Susan G Active Member

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    Can anyone ID this plant?
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    It was near the basal leaves shown below. I don't know if the basal leaves belong to the same plant or if they are a different species.
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    The leaves were ~16 cm long.
     
  2. Susan G

    Susan G Active Member

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    I think it's probably some kind of mint (Lamiaceae) (at least the upper photos). The fruits resemble those of Leonurus cardiaca.
     
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    Susan G Active Member

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    I'm thinking Galeopsis tetrahit (or bifida?)
     
  4. Daniel Mosquin

    Daniel Mosquin Esteemed Contributor UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Fruit is a good match for Galeopsis.
     

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