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Violet, forming oblong clusters. Sepals are purple.
The fruit is comprised of 4 nutlets and contains a single seed.
The leaves are oval, pointed and grow along their stems in opposite pairs. Slightly toothed or not toothed at all. Leaves reach 5cm long.
The leaves can be eaten, either raw or cooked. The leaves can be eaten in salads, soups and stews.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Extremely little or no fragrance at all.
Aleutian Selfheal, All Heal, American Selfheal, Blue Curls, Brownwort, Brunella, Carpenter Weed, Carpenter's Herb, Common Selfheal, Heal-all, Heart-of-the-Earth, Hock Heal, Hook-heal, Lance Selfheal, Lanceleaf Selfheal, Prunella, Sicklewort, Slough-heal, Woundwort.
Farmland, grassland, lawns, meadows, roadsides, wasteland, waterside, woodland.