Sunday, October 18, 2009

Self-Heal, Prunella vulgaris



Also known as Heal-All, this member of the Mint family has been used in salves to speed the healing of burns.

July 17, 2010 update: Here is an uncommon color variation:


October 3, 2010 update:
Dark clouds this afternoon made for a long exposure (1.8 seconds) on this view looking down at the top of the flower heads:

2 comments:

milly said...

I remember these! Very striking! Love the colors.

metasequoia said...

I'm glad you like them, Milly!