Stachys Palustris, or more commonly know as Marsh Hedgenettle, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with dark green foliage and purple flowers of the genus Stachys. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 3 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Stachys Palustris or Marsh Hedgenettle's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and Wisconsin.
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