Galeopsis speciosa

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Large-flowered hemp-nettle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Galeopsis
Species: G. speciosa
Binomial name
Galeopsis speciosa
  • Galeopsis prostrata Vill.
  • Galeopsis versicolor Curtis
  • Galeopsis unicolor Fr.
  • Galeopsis sulphurea Jord.
  • Galeopsis subalpina Schur
  • Tetrahit sulphureum (Jord.) Fourr.
  • Galeopsis flavescens Borbás
  • Galeopsis leiotricha Borbás
  • Galeopsis crenifrons Borbás
  • Galeopsis hispida Borbás

Galeopsis speciosa (Large-flowered hemp-nettle[2] or Edmonton hempnettle) is a species of annual herbaceous plants in the family Lamiaceae.[1] It is native to northern + central Europe and Siberia, and has become a widespread introduced weed in Canada. The plant is poisonous and causes paralysis.[3]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17. 
  3. ^ "Galeopsis speciosa". Plants for a Future.